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|   January 16th, 2014   |   No Comments   |  
 

Although most film-goers won’t see firsthand what takes place at this year’s Sundance Film Festival premier parties and industry events, the famously exclusive festival isn’t entirely closed-door. These five open-to-the-public events are as culturally inspiring as they are selfie-worthy:

1. Sundance House & HP Live House: 638 Park Ave. 

Inside Sundance House.

See up-and-coming musical artists and enjoy your first cup of coffee while people-watching on Main Street from this centrally located lounge. To satisfy your inner movie geek, HP has installed interactive projects allowing guests to explore how technology is changing film. HP Live opens daily at 9:30 a.m., and Sundance House follows at 10 a.m.

2. Sundance Co-op: 608 Main Street

Offerings from L’Oreal Paris and Canada Goose are reason enough to make the Sundance Co-op the first stop on your Main Street tour. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., this inclusive lounge has featured makeup tutorials and demonstrations in the past, making it the perfect stop to get ready for your close-up.

3. Chase Sapphire Lounge – 528 Main Street

Food and film have long gone together like Bogey and Bacall, and Chase Sapphire has highlighted the romance with local fare from Park City’s best restaurants. “A Taste of Park City” offers sample plates from area restaurants for guests to enjoy while they peruse 30 years of Sundance memorabilia. This lounge is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4. Acura Lounge – Corner of Main & Heber

Acura promises to keep fest-goers in the loop on industry news and trends while treating them to gourmet snacks and music. Pose by your next ‘mobile or in front of the step-and-repeat.

5. Free Fail Project – Multiple Venues

Join “Exploratory Detours” at the Egyptian Theater, taking place on Jan. 20 at 11:30 p.m.

Join Sundance institute in celebrating failure with panels on the value of risk-taking, inhibition-losing and caution-to-the-wind throwing. Hear tales straight from hard-working celebs, try interactive “fail safe” activities, and learn what it takes to put your failures to good use.

 

Need more suggestions? Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail stay@resortswest.com for Festival lodging, lounge information and film suggestions. 

 

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|   December 30th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

With the 2014 Sundance Film Festival less than three weeks away, finding accommodations has become increasingly difficult. Thankfully, even procrastination-prone film enthusiasts can still secure lodging near the action. Here are five luxury properties available over the first five nights of the Festival:

Silver Star at Park City  (1 mile to Main Street)

This 4-bedroom cottage feature en-suite baths, a gourmet kitchen and private outdoor hot tub. With eight separate beds and a queen sleeper sofa, this property comfortably sleeps 14 guests. (Requires a 5-night minimum.)

Rossi Hill Home (0.4 miles to Main Street)

This 3-bedroom townhome is less than half a mile from Main Street, offering a luxury oasis just outside the action complete with a private hot tub. (Requires a 10-night minimum.)

Racer’s Roost (2 miles from Main Street)

A great value for Sundance lodging, Racer’s Roost is a 5-bedroom home just two miles from Main Street. Sleeping up to 12 guests, the Roost also features a new state-of-the-art entertainment center and private hot tub.

Great Escape (3 miles from Main Street)

Ideal for large groups, Great Escape accommodates up to 14 guests with 6 bedrooms and 7 baths. You’ll enjoy two living areas, a private hot tub and cozy fireplaces for a retreat just three miles from the action on Main Street.

Gandhara (3.25 miles from Main Street)

For an ultra-luxury experience, Gandhara offers six lavish suites, a salt-water hot tub, private bar and multiple gas fireplaces. Reservations include private concierge service, a dedicated housekeeper and a complimentary luxury SUV rental. (Requires a 5-night minimum.)

Tips on securing last-minute lodging:

- Consider staying the second half of the Festival, when film tickets are more plentiful and Main Street accommodations become more available.

- Consider Deer Valley, a hidden gem of luxury accommodations just two miles from Main Street.

- Call directly and speak with a sales agent who can let you know about pockets of availability between other reservations that may not show up in an online search.

Need advice on Sundance accommodations? Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com

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|   October 15th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

Grammy Award winner Miranda Lambert will headline the Waterkeeper Gala Concert.

Deer Valley Resort will celebrate another opening weekend with the 22nd annual Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest, a three-day star-studded event to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance, a global organization that protects fresh water sources. This year, Resorts West guests can celebrate the festivities in style with a vacation package that includes:

- Private jet service by Magellan Jets

- Luxurious accommodations at a 4-bedroom ski-in/ski-out condo

- Concierge service

- Two VIP passes to the weekend festivities. These passes feature a preferred table for 10 guests to attend the Waterkeeper Gala and Miranda Lambert Concert, two 3-day ski lift tickets, ski rentals, VIP breakfasts and lunches with celebrities and guest, two VIP tickets to the Friday Night Waterkeeper Pre-Reception and Skifest Welcome Reception, and a deluxe Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest gift bag for two.

The vacation package also includes two more 3-day lift tickets.

1% of lodging and flight also goes toward Waterkeeper.

Running from Dec. 6 to 9, 2013, the Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest features Olympians and celebrities from film, music and television in a fun-spirited slalom race. Open to skiers for on-hill viewing, the races are also televised on CBS. Past celebrities have included Larry David, Cheryl Hines and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com to start planning a weekend to remember!

Celebrity Skifest finish line

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|   August 15th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

October isn’t just the perfect time to explore Park City’s stunning fall scenery and relaxing recreation — it’s also a great time to celebrate some of the causes that shape the Park City community. To recognize breast cancer awareness month, we are excited to offer a vacation package inviting guests to support Image Reborn Foundation, a retreat program that provides support and education to breast cancer survivors through weekend retreats in Park City.

The Foundation’s 14th annual Celebration of Life will take place on October 5 with a Great Gatsby Gala, featuring live music by the Joe Muscolino Ochestra, cocktail hour performances by the Odessy Dance Theater, live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing. Tickets start at $200, and vacation packages start at $400 per person based on four people for four nights at a luxury 2-bedroom condo.

Recommended Weekend Itinerary

Oct. 3 – Arrive at your luxury Park City or Deer Valley condo and take in the views! Enjoy a relaxing night in by taking advantage of your private hot tub and BBQ grill.

Oct. 4 - Wake up with morning yoga right in your home before taking a hike through the beautiful changing aspen trees. Your concierge can arrange a hiking guide or recommend the perfect route for you. Spend the afternoon exploring Main Street’s boutiques and art galleries, and end with a gourmet dinner at one of Park City’s fine dining restaurants.

Oct. 5 - Celebration of Life! The Great Gatsby Gala starts at 6 p.m. Enjoy dancing, live music, live and silent auctions and more. 

Oct. 6 - Spend your last day in Park City with a gleeful cruiser bike adventure on paved, gentle trails through some of town’s most famous landmarks, including the White Barn and historic Rail Trail. Follow your ride with in-home spa treatments and your favorite bottle of wine.

Oct. 7 - Depart Park City. Your concierge can arrange your ground transfer from your property to the airport.

Recommended Lodging:

Silver Star at Park City – stay in the heart of town with trailhead access, a  heated swimming pool and on-site cafe.

Black Bear Lodge – stay in the heart of Deer Valley’s Silver Lake Village for trail access, beautiful views and walking access to the gala venue.

Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com for more information.

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|   August 9th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

Park City on the cover!

Outside Magazine just named Park City one of America’s best towns — and, well, we have to agree. Here are 18 reasons why we’re happy to be here all year long:

1. Perfect weather — that’s more than 300 days of sunshine a year, including blue-bird powder days after an epic snow storm.

2. Did we mention there’s no humidity?  

3. The airport is less than 45 minutes away, so getting away — and coming back — couldn’t be easier.

4. Hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, trail running, mountain biking and even mountain unicycling. Park City is also the world’s only IMBA Gold-Level bike destination, which means there are trails for every ability.

6. A free bus system!

7. It’s also easy to get around solely on foot and by bike.

8. Art events, community film…

9. Grammy-winning musicians…

10. …and that’s not even counting the Sundance Film Festival!

11.  Fresh air. ‘Nuff said.

12. Best Snow on Earth — truly. And three world-class resorts to enjoy it.

13. Not to mention some of the world’s best heli-skiing.

14. And for those who prefer other winter sports – snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, dog sledding and snowshoeing.   

15. There’s endless summer recreation, too, from stand-up paddle boarding to hot air ballooning.

16. And we can’t forget the Utah Olympic Park — where you can watch athletes from across the world, explore winter Olympic history, and even ride the bobsled!

17.  Some may be surprised to learn there are also dozens of fine dining restaurants, from Swiss to Middle Eastern.

18. And perhaps the best reason of all to count Park City among America’s best towns — the welcoming people. We want you to visit!

 

Come discover Park City on your own! Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail info@resortswest.com.  

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|   July 3rd, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

The Kimball Art Center has unveiled the artists, events and entertainment that will highlight the 2013 Kimball Arts Festival. With three days of events, including a screening presented by the Sundance Institute, stand-up comedy show at the Egyptian Theatre, and musical performances at Deer Valley Resort, Canyons Resort and on Main Street, this year’s Festival may be the most action-packed in the fundraiser’s 44-year history.

The Festival will also include gourmet food stands, local restaurant specials and a “Festival After Dark” nightlife series. This year’s artist lineup features more than 200 artists in several mediums, including ceramics, sculpture and jewelry. The Festival will run from Aug. 2 to 4 with a fashion-themed opening gala on Aug. 1.

How to Fest

Kimball Arts Festival Opening Gala

Taste of Art

Music

Festival After Dark

Hours

Friday, Aug. 2 - Festival open from 5 to 9 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 3 – Festival open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 4 – Festival open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where to Stay

To enjoy the celebrations without the hassle of parking or having to drive after a night of eating and drinking, stay near Main Street in one of these luxury homes:

Woodside Villa

Woodside Villa - Park City

435 Park Ave.

435 Park Ave.

Little Empire

Little Empire - Park City

Ontario House

Ontario House - Park City

 

Call 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail info@resortswest.com to start planning your Arts Festival getaway!   

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|   June 24th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

How many of these summer adventures have you crossed off your list?

__ Comet bobsled ride at Utah Olympic Park

__ Guided historical hike

__ Plaza Palooza at The Silver Star Café

__ Any play at The Egyptian Theatre

__ Meet Chef Adolph Imboden at Adolph’s Restaurant

__ Ahi tuna tower at Royal Street Café

__ Hot air ballooning

__ Stand-up paddle boarding at Lake Jordanelle

__ Mountain bike Mid-Mountain trail

__ Ice cream at Cow’s (and check out the Banksy on the wall)

__ Make s’mores at your vacation home fire pit

__ Alpine slide at Park City Mountain Resort

__ Play a game of giant chess at Canyons Resort

__ Watch a movie in your own home theater

__ Walk through the Kimball Art Center

__ Bike from your home to a mountain trail at Deer Valley

__ Ride a cruiser bike to the free Wednesday Deer Valley concert

__ Buy fresh veggies at the weekly Farmers’ Market

__ Buy anything at the Park Silly Sunday Market

__ Hike to the top of Jupiter Peak

__ Horseback riding

__ Train ride on the Heber Creeper

What have we missed? Leave your favorite activities in comments. To arrange any of these activities with your summer vacation, call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com.

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|   June 5th, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

 
As if more than 100 world-class chefs and celebrated winemakers wasn’t enough, enjoying the Park City Food & Wine Classic just became even more adventurous.

Private jet industry leader Magellan Jets and Resorts West have partnered to offer a vacation package for jetsetters looking to elevate their Park City experience with round-trip private air travel, luxurious Main Street accommodations, tickets for four to select Classic events and private concierge service.

The Park City Food & Wine Classic, taking place from July 10 to 14, pairs some of the world’s finest wine and epicurean experiences with the endless recreation of Park City with events like “Hike & Hops,” ”SUP & Suds” and a festival favorite, “Mud, Sweat and Cheers.”    

As the exclusive provider of private jet charters for Resorts West, Magellan Jets is able to make this experience seamless for their clients from the time of booking, until the time they return home. Customers who purchase this package receive all the benefits offered with Magellan Jets membership programs; guaranteeing the customer aircraft availability within 10 hours’ notice, fixed Voyager Membership rates and no fuel surcharges. On-board, guests will be treated to a sampling of food & wine similar to what they will enjoy at the Food & Wine classic. When they arrive in Heber City, 20 miles closer to Park City than the Salt Lake City commercial airport, they will be driven to their Resorts West vacation home in a private limo, where they will be greeted by their private concierge.

The Magellan Jets Resorts West Park City Food & Wine Classic Vacation Package includes:

• Luxury accommodation options through Resorts West within walking access of Main Street and popular Food & Wine Classic events.
• Four tickets to a daily guests’ choice event at the Park City Food & Wine Classic; subject to availability.
• Private concierge service, offering custom itineraries, activity arrangements, restaurant reservations and event reservation assistance.
• Complimentary limo transfer to private home.
• Private flights provided by Magellan Jets:
o Magellan Jets fixed Voyager Membership rates
o No fuel surcharges
o Guaranteed aircraft availability with as little as 10 hours’ notice
o Complimentary full-service gourmet catering on-board
o Choice of Large, Super Midsize, Mid or Light jet

Pricing for four people for four nights, including round-trip flights, starts at US $20,000; depending on accommodations size, departure city and size of jet.

Additional services available at cost:

• Car service between accommodations and on-mountain Food & Wine events
• Dinner of local gourmet fare prepared by private chef, paired with custom wine recommendations through Resorts West preferred sommelier, Kirsten Fox
• In-home spa treatments
• “Cooking with Wine” in-home gourmet cooking class

Call Magellan Jets at 1-877-550-5387 or e-mail theffernan@resortswest.com to start planning your culinary escape!

After a day of Food & Wine Classic events, enjoy a glass of wine in your Resorts West home.

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|   June 3rd, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

Park City’s free, eco-friendly open-air market will return to Main Street on June 9 with kids’ activities, a farmer’s market, gourmet vendors and live music — not to mention belly dancers, street performers and a dancing horse. See what’s in store for opening week, then call us at 1-877-773-1117 (or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com) to plan your own silly adventure to Park City!

The Park Silly Sunday Market runs every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 9 to September 22.

June 9 – 2013 Grand Opening

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Fitness demo with Zumba at Main Stage

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Live singers and bands at two different stages, including Mayor Dana Williams’ band, Motherlode

Performers: Silt walker Bretni Skye, Johhny the Clown, Mountain Fire Belly Dancers, Sundance the Dancing Horse 

Kids’ Activities:Girl Scouts of Utah, Uinta Center for the Arts, Kimball Art Center, Usborne Books

Where to Stay: 435 Park Ave. or the Town Pointe condos, where you can walk to all the festivities!

 

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|   May 31st, 2013   |   No Comments   |  
 

Deer Valley Resort will host a diverse lineup of music this summer, showcasing nearly 30 artists from Billboard chart-toppers to symphonic masters. See who’s coming to the scenic outdoor Snow Park Amphitheater below, then ask your concierge to reserve your seats, arrange your picnic basket, and even secure your cruiser bike rental so you can attend the concert like a Park City local!  Call 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail reservations@resortswest.com to plan your summer escape to Deer Valley.

Jewel, a Park City veteran, will play at the Snow Park Amphitheater in August.

 

June

June 19 – Sideshow Ramblers, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

June 26 – Sin City Soul, 6 p.m. - Free community concert

June 29 – Utah Symphony: 1812 Overture, 5:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $25

July 3 – Holy Water Buffalo, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

July 4 – Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys, Alejandro Escovedo, 6:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $35

July 6 – Utah Symphony: Music of John Denver, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $32

July 10 – Motherlode Canyon Band, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

July 12 – Utah Symphony Bravo Broadway: Wicked Divas, 7:30 p.m – Tickets start at $42

July 13 – Utah Symphony w/ Arturo Sandoval, 7:30 p.m. – Ticket start at $32

July 15 – Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, 6 p.m. – Tickets start at $35

July 17 – Joy & Eric, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

July 19 – Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Featuring Edie Brickell with the Utah Symphony, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $42

July 20 – Indigo Girls with the Utah Symphony, 7:30 p.m. -  Tickets start at $32

July 30 – Natalie Maines, 7 p.m. – Tickets start at $40

July 31 – Lash Larue, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

August

August 2 – Utah Sympohny: Bond & Beyond, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $32

August 3 – Mandy Patinkin with the Utah Symphony, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $32

August 4 – Darlene Love & Muscle Shoals Live, 7 p.m. – Tickets start at $35

August 7 - The PATWA Reggae Band, 6 p.m. - Free community concert

August 9 - Utah Opera in the Open Air, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $25

August 10 - Utah Symphony: Music of the Rolling Stones, 7:30 p.m. – Tickets start at $32

August 14 – Sophia Dion Band, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

August 17 – Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, 7 p.m. – Tickets start at $40

August 21 – Stonefed, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

August 24 – Jewel, 7 p.m. – Tickets start at $40

August 26 – Marinade, 6 p.m. – Free community concert

August 31- OneRepublic, 7 p.m. – Tickets start at $40

 

 

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