The first months of the year can feel like they last forever in many places. Luckily, you have discovered that Park City blooms in winter and there are plenty of ways to stay entertained and energized. Presidents’ Day is coming up on February 17th, which means you get to enjoy some time off in our mountain paradise. A stay in one of Summit Luxury Vacations’ exclusive ski-in, ski-out homes provides a front-row seat to exhilarating outdoor adventure with endless luxury indoors for relaxation and entertaining. The month of February has kicked off with abundant snow to ensure you can make the most of everything Park City has to offer. Below are some of our favorites for the best ways to play during your winter break. Allow our concierge to handle the logistics, so all you have to do is show up!
Cruise through the Wasatch Mountains on a guided snowmobile tour. Operated by Deer Valley, Summit Meadow Adventures allows you to explore miles of backcountry through aspens and meadow, accessing pristine areas like never before. Beginning with complimentary transportation from Park City, your adventure starts by bundling up with the proper gear. Helmets are mandatory and are offered free of charge. You can also rent winter gear for the ride, such as snow coats, pants, boots, or gloves.
Utah Helicopter Skiing
Get a bird’s eye view and take an aerial approach to access bottomless, untouched powder. Since 1973, Powderbird has offered premier, world-class helicopter guide services in Utah and Greenland. Professional guides with years of experience allow you to experience Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth like never before. Two bases are located conveniently near Park City Mountain and at the base of Snowbird in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Fireside Dining at Deer Valley
After spending a day of adventure in the winter air, relax at a fireside table to enjoy the finest European cuisine in luxurious surroundings. Fireside Dining at Deer Valley’s Empire Lodge is a slope-side dining destination that offers a uniquely inviting experience with the cuisine served from four grand fireplaces. The raclette and chocolate fondue are definitive crowd-pleasers. Complement your meal with specially selected wines and imported beers from around the world.
Custom Gin Making at Alpine Distilling
Craft your own signature spirit with the Alpine Distilling Gin Experience on Historic Main Street. Through a series of guided steps, you learn the intimate process of distilling, the rich history of gin, and the art of aroma sensory skills. After selecting your desired botanical and distinctive flavors, sit back and enjoy a four-course dinner by 350 Main’s chef Matt Safrenek. Your custom libation will be available for pickup later that night or the next day.
The Next Course: Cooking for Two
Mountain Town Olive Oil Co. is hosting The Next Course – Food and Wine Pairing, a weekly tasting class that takes on Historic Main Street. Observe expert chefs prepare exquisite dishes and thoughtfully explain different ways of using oils, vinegar, and more to create the perfect dish. On February 13th at 1 pm, the focus is Cooking for Two. Learn how to perfect dishes like Truffled Scallop, Skillet Pork Chops, Oven Polenta with Roasted Mushrooms, and Crème Brulé. You’ll receive recipes to take home, a small selection of Mountain Town products, and a discount for future shopping.