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|   April 3rd, 2016   |   No Comments   |  

Stay at 159 Woodside Ave. within walking distance of Main Street for stunning views and no need to find parking!

Although it’s easy to feel the post-winter blues once the ski season ends in Park City, the silver lining of a gloriously temperate summer is always just around the corner — one filled with live concerts, outdoor markets and gourmet social events on par with major cities.  If Park City isn’t in your summer plans yet, here are 5 reasons we think you should visit this June:

“Asleep at the Wheel” at the Egyptian Theater (June 23-25)

It’s a rarity to hear good old fashioned country rock anymore. If you crave the rhythm of Johnny Cash and the beats of Western Swing, this is the concert you’ve been missing. The 9-time Grammy Award-winning band “Asleep at the Wheel” will celebrate 44 years of country music-making with a rock element that earned praise from Van Morrison.

Savor the Summit (June 18)

Park City’s longest dinner party isn’t just about celebrated chefs and wine pairings, although with more than 20 restaurants in a dozen different types of cuisine, there’s certainly enough to celebrate. This Main Street tradition is also about enjoying Park City’s mountain setting while bringing together old friends and new to rehash the best moments of the last ski season and make plans for new summer adventures, from paddle-boarding to mountain biking. Reserve a Main Street Collection home, and you won’t even need to worry about parking.

Deer Valley Music Festival (Ongoing)

Indulge your inner classical music enthusiast in the stunning setting of Deer Valley’s natural Snow Park amphitheater. No matter your favorite genre (Broadway Pops? Mozart and Mendelssohn?), Deer Valley’s lineup features something for everyone. Your concierge can help you arrange the perfect evening, complete with a bottle of your favorite wine and a picnic. Stay at select luxury Deer Valley properties, and you’ll also enjoy a complimentary 4th night.

Park Silly Sunday Marketing (Ongoing)

This open-air, eco-friendly market is a hidden gem of summer — and not just for art enthusiasts. Although you may indeed find the perfect piece  for your entryway, you’re just as likely to remember the buttery kettle corn, live music and street performers. Walking to this free community event is encouraged, an easy feat with city-wide complimentary bus service and plenty of Main Street accommodations.

Ritual Chocolate Tours (June 23)

Complement your hiking, zip line riding and scenic chairlift rides with one of Park City’s hidden specialties — chocolate. The Ritual Chocolate factory tour and tasting includes an overview of our company, the ethnobotany of cacao, industry history, various tastings of the chocolate during production, a walk through of the full process, and (of course) a tasting. Ask us how to set up a tour.

Need more ideas? E-mail

or call us at 1-877-773-1117.

We’d love to help you plan your summer trip to Park City.


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|   January 1st, 2016   |   No Comments   |  

We wish you a very happy New Year from Resorts West!

Every year, many of us in the office make the same resolution. Even though we live in a mountain mecca, where skiing and snowboarding are readily accessible, we never seem to sneak in enough days. So we resolve to get more powder, more first chairs, more time with the family, and simply more time on the mountain. (And with this year’s snow, there’s no excuse not to follow through!)

Because we realize many of you make the same resolution, we put our heads together — and enlisted the advice of some frequent New York and Los Angeles skiers — to help you make it happen. Here are our recommendations:

1.  Learn the art of weekend skiing. Not all ski vacations need be week-long affairs. With direct flights from New York putting skiers on the slopes (not just the airport, but clicked into skis and carving turns) the same day they arrive, the art of spontaneous skiing is easily realized in Park City — using few if any vacation days. “I leave Thursday evening after work and I’m back by Sunday night after two solid days of skiing,” confides one Manhattan skier. “Some people take summer Fridays — I take powder Fridays. I would rather be skiing than in the Hamptons anyway.”

2. Write down your goal. ”I take my resolution to ski more seriously,” says a Los Angeles resident who flies to Park City four times a season or more. “I’m a little competitive, even with myself, so when I say out loud that I want to get, say, 40 days in this year, I can’t go back on it. I’m making that happen — and usually, I’m bringing friends along for the ride.” We can make the accommodations side even easier for frequent flyers by reserving the same condo or private home for you each time you stay. Ask us how to make one of our properties yours for the season.

3. Rent your equipment – and avoid lines, too! Your concierge can arrange to have your rentals delivered and fitted right as you check in, so you are sure to have the right equipment for the conditions. Pack light, carry on, and enjoy more days on the hill. (If you love your skis, you can seamlessly ship them ahead with LuggageForward. We’ll have them waiting for you at your home or condo when you arrive.)

4. Take your business to the slopes. It used to be that big deals (and big plans) were made on golf courses. The same can now be said for chairlifts. A retreat away from the office can help rejuvenate your team and spark creative ideas or provide the perfect setting to launch new partnerships in 2016.  Your concierge can set up everything you need to keep business going without skipping a beat, from high-speed Internet to private meeting space with projector screens and stadium seating.

5. Forget about snow. Everyone lives for powder days — but if you want to get more days in on the mountain this year, resolve to be an all-conditions skier. Up your speed game on groomers, challenge yourself with moguls or explore a new resort. With a dozen ski areas clustered within an hour’s drive, Utah makes this particularly easy. Your concierge can recommend the best ones to try based on your ski style, then help arrange your day.

Need more suggestions? Call us! We are always delighted to offer recommendations or simply talk skiing. Contact us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail

|   August 17th, 2015   |   No Comments   |  

Explore Park City like a local.

Whether in the height of ski season or the calm, breezy months of summer, Park City’s Main Street is a hub of activity with year-round live music, nightlife, culinary events and family-friendly activities.

Here is our guide to exploring Main Street Park City like a local:

Where to eat.

With so many renowned chefs in Park City (more per capita than Paris, according to the Park City Chamber), it’s hard to choose a bad restaurant, particularly on Main Street. You’ll often find visitors and locals elbow-to-elbow at the eclectic eateries that line the sloping street, which is a testament to how good even ‘touristy’ places are. If you want a truly authentic experience, we recommend stopping by these Resorts West staff favorites:

Karleen’s Uptown Fare – Don’t expect this little hole in the wall to be open (Karleen doesn’t believe in regular hours), but consider yourself lucky if it is. This longstanding sandwich & soup shop is a staple with just the right amount of kitsch.

Grappa – If you find Karleen’s closed, just head up the street to Grappa, where you might just feel you’re in Italy. Eat outside for views of the mountains and Old Town.

Butcher’s Chop House – Across from the much-hyped High West Distillery & Saloon (which we also love to no end), you’ll find Butcher’s, a spacious steakhouse underneath Town Lift that serves food until midnight, making it a top choice for arrival night meals. For post-dinner drinks, head to the rooftop of its famous cousin up the street, the No Name Saloon.

Where to stay.

Park City ski home - Woodside VillaAlthough you’ll find plenty of free covered parking near Main Street, nothing quite beats the convenience of staying within walking distance. Our Main Street Collection gives you the freedom to explore Park City’s nightlife without the hassle of a cab. (And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll have Town Lift at the base of Park Avenue for easy ski access.)

Woodside Villa – This unassuming luxury ski home is deceptively spacious with 5 bedrooms, 3 levels, an elevator and private underground parking. The slopes of Park City Resort are just 30 yards away, and the bustle of Main Street is just below.

Park Avenue Villa – Central located across from the center of Main Street, this charming 4-bedroom home offers accommodations for 12, a private hot tub and wood-burning fireplace. Town Lift is a short walk away, but for even greater ease, use our on-demand complimentary shuttle service (based on availability).

Empire Villa – Accommodations for design-conscious travelers, this 4-bedroom modern home is more than just a place to rest your head. If you appreciate artwork and thoughtful furnishings and well-placed windows, you’ll love Empire Villa. Of course, its location within walking distance of Main Street isn’t bad, either.


What to do.

Before you leave Park City, we suggest crossing these quintessential experiences off your bucket list:

Park City Main Street bearGet cozy with the ‘Main Street Bear.’ Park City is full of friendly locals, but perhaps none so patient as the ever-photo-ready Main Street Bear. Take your photo with him and tag @resortswest on Instagram for a chance to see your image featured on our own social media!

Hear the Wednesday siren. If you’re staying in Deer Valley or further from Main Street, you may not hear the 10 p.m. siren that has been a part of Park City tradition since its mining days. Once a signal that all was well after a day at the silver mines, the siren now serves as a reminder of the town’s roots.

Catch live outdoor music. Visit during the summer to see multiple live acts via the free, open-air Park Silly Sunday Market, or catch impromptu music throughout the winter as carolers, violinists and guitarists play on the street for visitors’ enjoyment. For a true dance-worthy experience, we recommend visiting during the FIS Freestyle World Cup, held this year from Feb. 4-6, 2016.


Want more ideas for exploring Park City? Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail We’d love to tell you more of our favorite activities, hot spots and eateries.

|   March 20th, 2015   |   No Comments   |  

For families looking to sneak in one last trip to the slopes, Spring Gruv at Canyons Resort offers much more than skiing to celebrate spring. Between live outdoor concerts, sporting events, kids’ activities and the famous televised pond skimming contest, the 10-day event will leave you with memories on the mountain and off. Use our guide to enjoy all that Spring Gruv has to offer, or call us at 1-877-773-1117 for personalized advice. You can also e-mail us at


We recommend staying ski-in/ski-out at this lofted cottage.

Dates: March 20 – 29, 2015

Where: Canyons Resort

Stay Ski-In/Ski-Out: Sky Villa (6-bedroom), The Cottage at Canyons Resort (4-bedroom)

Stay  Near the Base: Red Pine Home (6-bedroom), Juniper Landing (2-bedroom)

Where to Dine: See our recommendations.


Jibbin’ for Juniors: This mini-park setup on the Ski Beach in the Resort Village is open to any mini shredders looking to work on their rail skills.

Meet Ripperoo: Pose for photos with Ripperoo, the Canyons ski school mascot, at the Resort Village.

Snow Play: Canyons invites kids to get creative with snowmen, snow graffiti and even sledding at this complimentary event.

Hired Guns: Our favorite cowboys will entertain you with rope tricks, quick draw demonstrations, and lots of audience participation. Come and enjoy with lots of audience participation and a surprise or two!


Have your ski gear delivered right your door, a high chair waiting in your gourmet kitchen and groceries waiting in the cupboards. A few recommended services to make your trip seamless:

Grocery Delivery - Order in advance; find your favorite snacks, breakfast food and more upon your arrival.  

Child Care - Whether you need a play pack, high chair or even a babysitter, you can arrange it all in advance.

Luggage Shipment – Avoid crowds at the airport and time wasted at baggage claim; let your concierge arrange delivery right to your home.




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|   February 22nd, 2015   |   No Comments   |  

Blue-bird days aren’t the only reason to visit Park City in March.

Park City comes alive this spring with more than just great skiing. Discover theater, live music and family-friendly events with these top reasons to visit Park City this March:

1. March 1: Booker T. Jones at the Egyptian Theater - In between powder runs and apres-ski drinks, catch this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee live on Main Street in a rare chance to see the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winning artist. Where to Stay: Park Avenue Home.


2. March 1: U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix – Catch the end of the best showcase of American freeskiing and snowboard talent at Park City Mountain Resort, as past Olympians and future stars take on the Super Eagle half-pipe and King’s Crown slopesytle course. Where to Stay: Little Empire Home.


3. March 5-7: Red, White & Snow - The National Ability Center’s biggest fundraiser is also one of Park City’s biggest social spotlights. The three-day event features vintners, chefs, a gala and silent auction. Where to StayKing’s Estate 


4. March 7: “In the Heat of the Night” - Park City Institute presents LA Theater’s thriller based on the 1965 John Bell novel. Stop at Adolph’s Swiss Restaurant before you go for a raclette and Steak Diane before you go. Where to Stay: Flight at Canyons Resort 


5. March 11: Backcountry Film Festival - Now in its 10th year, the Backcountry Film Festival celebrates the “human-powered winter experience” through film. See some of the best powder runs world-wide while helping to raise funds for Winter Wildlands. Where to Stay: Canyons Cottage.


6. March 14: Fox School of Wine Weekend Wine Series – Heading back to school has never been so much fun — particularly when tastings are included. See why Kirsten Fox makes  learning about your favorite wines, and discovering new ones, a must-try experience on your spring ski vacation. Where to Stay: Silver Star at Park City


7. March 17: Greensky Bluegrass at Park City Live – This five-piece American bluegrass band will liven St. Patrick’s day with a Main Street show after a performance by Rayland Baxter. Where to Stay: 159 Woodside Home.


8. March 20-29: Spring Gruv – This lighthearted festival features live music, scavenger hunts and costumed competitions, led by the legendary pond-skimming contest. We recommend staying ski-in/ski-out for a front-row seat to all the events as well as the late spring powder. Where to Stay: Sky Villa


9. March 21: Suzanne Vega - If the name Suzanne Vega doesn’t ring a bell, her hit “Tom’s Diner” certainly does. Park City Institute will showcase a brand new album from the singer-songwriter. Where to stay: Great Escape


10. March 28: Snowasis – Park City Mountain Resort’s family-friendly outdoor festival will return with apres-ski activities for all ages. Where to Stay: Woodside Haven


Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail to start planning your spring vacation to Park City.

|   January 28th, 2015   |   No Comments   |  

Photo courtesy of Pawsatch Snow Dogs.

You already know you can ski out your back door, watch world-class bobsled athletes tackle the same track used in the Olympics, and unleash your inner Shaun White on a World Cup-quality half-pipe (or, if you’re newer to the slopes, ease into black-diamond territory with smooth-as-silk groomed trails).

But did you also know you can perfect your warrior pose in a natural hot-spring crater, try your hand at dog mushing or see Sam Bush in concert?Here are five reasons to visit Park City this February that have nothing to do with its abundant powder, but may just  help you cross a few items off your bucket list:

1. Mardi Gras on the Mountain

This year, take your beads for a spin on the slopes before joining Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience at the Egyptian Theater. An eighth generation Louisiana Creole, the Grammy Award-winning Simien makes Mardi Gras an authentic experience with his American roots music. The show plays Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening the weekend of February 6. Your concierge can help you secure tickets — and dinner reservations before the show.

Where to stay: Park Avenue Villa. Walk to the theater and the slopes from this Old Town home.

2.Go Sledding — With the Dogs 

Few towns let you experience authentic dog mushing, and Park City has some of the best guides in the world. Combine the town’s stunning scenery with expert mushers and friendly dogs, and you’ll leave with an unforgettable adventure for the whole family. Your Resorts West concierge can help you plan the perfect experience.

Where to stay: Red Pine VillaThis 6-bedroom home is within easy driving distance of Park City’s best mushing guides. You can warm up after your outdoor excursion with a dip in the private hot tub or a cup of cocoa in the theater.

3. Crater Yoga

Paddleboard yoga had become an increasingly popular summertime activity, but done in the winter — in a thousands-year-old covered hot spring? It’s not an experience encountered everyday. Park City Yoga Adventures offers a class that combines the healing powers of the hot spring with a playful yoga class that will heal powder-weary muscles and leave you rejuvenated before heading back home. Resorts West can gladly arrange your private class (based on availability).

Where to Stay: Great Escape at Deer Valley Resort. Enjoy a Zen-like neighborhood at this ski-in/ski-out Deer Valley home, which also features plenty of room for a girls’ trip. The 6-bedroom villa comfortably sleeps 12.

4. Weekend Wine Series - Test your knowledge of fine wines and learn about new ones with the Fox School of Wine Weekend series. Miss Fox makes class a lively, interactive experience that even the most novice (and most expert) pupil will enjoy. Reserve your spot in the next class directly online.

Where to stay: Racer’s Roost. This 5-bedroom ski home is near the base of Deer Valley Resort — and your classroom! Your concierge can arrange a professional babysitter during your grown-up evening, and secure dinner reservations after class to test your skills.

5. U.S. Snowboarding & Freeskiing Slopestyle & Halfpipe Competition - Watch the best athletes in the USA, including Sochi gold medalists Sage Kotsenburg and Joss Christansen, compete at Park City Mountain Resort’s Olympic-quality Super Eagle Half-Pipe and King’s Crown slopestyle course. Admission is open to the public; no lift ticket required.

Where to Stay: Woodside Avenue VillaThis 5-bedroom home is 30 yards from Park City Mountain’s Creole run, allowing you to ski nearly right from your door over to the base for all the action. You’ll also enjoy a private hot tub, wet bar and elevator.

To start planning your adventure to Park City this February, call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail


|   December 26th, 2014   |   No Comments   |  

With powder-perfect snow, out-the-door ski access, award-winning chefs and a live music scene on par with any in the world, Park City offers enough reason to visit all winter long without the added benefit of international sporting events and the world’s largest independent film festival. In January, however, these are exactly what make Park City a can’t-miss destination for powder hounds and culturists alike.

Here are our top 5 reasons to start planning your Park City vacation:

1. Freestyle World Cup: Jan 7-10

Catch athletes from the last Olympics and rising stars sure to appear in the next at the 16th annual FIS World Cup, hosted by Deer Valley Resort. The 3-day international competition kicks off with a live outdoor concert on Main Street before showcasing the world’s best aerial and mogul skiers in dual and individual competition. Spectating is open to the public on the White Owl ski run (no skiing required), with fireworks concluding each night. Where to stay: Belle Arbor Home

2. Aoife O’Donovan: Jan. 17 

The Boston-born, Ireland-bred singer has earned praise from The Guardian, NPR and The Wall Street Journal for her “low, feathery” voice and gentle way of captivating audiences with her original melodies. The globally touring singer, who has collaborated with the Grammy-winning Chris Thile and Yo-Yo Ma, will play at the Eccles Center as part of the Park City Institute lineup. Where to Stay: 159 Woodside Home

3. USASA King of the Wasatch: Jan. 15-18

A half-pipe fit for Olympians, Park City Mountain Resort’s Eagle Superpipe is a site worth seeing all on its own. The 3-day King of the Wasatch competition adds Instagram-able entertainment with up-and-coming talent in both half-pipe and slopestyle. All events are spectator-friendly to skiers and non-skiers alike. Where to stay: Silver Star

4. Sundance Film Festival: Jan. 22-Feb. 1

The most famous of Sundance Institute’s year-round programs, the Sundance Film Festival is a 10-day celebration of the independent spirit, featuring feature-length, short and experimental film, music, art installations and interactive panels. See our guide to exploring the Festival like a local. Where to stay: 816 Woodside Ave

5. Super Bowl on the Slopes: Jan. 29-Feb. 2

Football fans who missed their chance to see the game live need not resign themselves to their own couches. Resorts West’s “Super Bowl on the Slopes” package lets you combine football with your other favorite winter pastime — skiing — in an unforgettable weekend of powder, gourmet fare, local brews and big-screen TVs. Where to stay: Sky Villa.   

Call 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail to start planning your Park City ski vacation this January.

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|   November 24th, 2014   |   1 Comment   |  
Main Street Park City

Main Street Park City.

Readers of The New York Times  might have caught a glimpse of Park City’s newest restaurant last week when the paper featured a true-to-Utah dessert by Handle chef Briar Handley in a Thanksgiving feature — but the Main Street restaurant isn’t the only new experience in Park City this winter.

From live performance art to recreational adventures, Park City has enough new action on and off the slopes to give even longstanding visitors something novel to try. Here are our favorite new experiences for 2015:

For Powder Hounds: Ski-Away Day

Thanks to Resorts West partner Cooper’s Cabin, skiers staying in Park City can now enjoy the slopes of Solitude, Alta, Snowbasin and more with a private ride to the resort, a personal guide and even breakfast on the road. Ask your Resorts West concierge how to reserve a Ski-Away Day to explore more of the Greatest Snow on Earth™. (Experience is open to a minimum of four guests.)  

For Adventurers: Crater Yoga

A natural (and unexpected) wonder located just outside Park City, the Midway Crater is a literal winter hot spot, drawing swimmers, scuba divers and yoga enthusiasts with its mineral-rich waters. Fully enclosed by a natural 55-foot-high wall, save for a natural skylight, the crater serves as a sheltered hot spring with water temperatures remaining between 90 and 95 degrees year-round. The pleasant environment makes for a perfect setting to try paddleboard yoga — although once falling in, it’s hard not to want to stay in the hot-tub-like water. Your concierge can help you plan this up-and-coming Park City adventure.

For the Epicurious: Handle 

Handle, a homey spot filling the void left by Jean Louis on the corner of Heber Ave. and Swede Alley near Lower Main Street, serves locally sourced dishes with a hint of the Wild West. (Rattlesnake cocktail, anyone?) In addition to its inviting atmosphere and the reputably warm staff, Handle gives Park City visitors who have tried every spot from Grappa to Zoom a place to sample smoked trout sausage and bacon mussels.

For Arts Enthusiasts: Park City Institute

The Park City Performing Arts Foundation is now Park City Institute, and this year promises a lineup fit for any major city in the world, with performances from Jane Lynch to the Parsons Dance Company. See for the full schedule, and ask your concierge for recommendations based on your dates. You’ll likely also get suggestions nearby restaurant, transportation options and your concierge’s favorite spots for grabbing a post-show cocktail.

For Fashionistas: Farasha

The best souvenirs are the kind you can wear, and no truly great vacation is complete without a new find from a local boutique. Featuring apparel, handbags, accessories and jewelry, Main Street newcomer Farasha is the perfect place to spend an afternoon recovering from a morning of powder turns. Choose accommodations from Resorts West’s Main Street Collection, and you can shop to your heart’s content without worrying about transportation.

Where to Stay 

With so many new activities to try in Park City, 2015 is also the perfect year to experience new accommodations. Never stayed ski-in/ski-out? Let us tell you about our favorite slope-side properties. Only ever dreamed of a stadium-seat theater? This year, see a movie on your own big screen. Our vacation specialists can help you find the perfect lodging for trying something new. Browse all luxury Park City lodging.

Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail for even more recommendations to make your Park City ski vacation unforgettable.



|   November 11th, 2014   |   No Comments   |  

Nothing quite beats a White Christmas in the mountains, particularly when those mountains hold some of the world’s best skiing. Between carolers on Main Street, snow-covered treetops and cozy traditions like Park City Mountain Resort’s torchlight parade, Christmas in Park City is nearly film-like in its holiday charm. Let your Resorts West concierge decorate your ski home before you arrive, complete with the tree, and Christmas can feel more homey in Park City than your own home.

Whether you’re traveling with the kids or or your full extended family, we have the perfect chalet for your White Christmas:

Sky Villa 

True to its name, Sky Villa sits atop the mountains of Canyons Resort, offering ski-in/ski-out access, stunning views and the seclusion of a pristine wooded lot. Ideal for large families, the 6-bedroom chalet features a kids’ bunk room, game room, grotto-style hot tub and heated deck overlooking the slopes. Available through Dec. 27. 

Racer’s Roost

An exceptional value (see rates), this 6-bedroom ski home is nestled at the end of a quiet cul de sac near the base of Deer Valley Resort, making it the perfect villa for families looking to be near ski school as well as Main Street. Featuring spacious living areas and an entertainment room, Racer’s Roost also boasts a snowman-worthy backyard and wrap-around deck. Available through Dec. 26. 

Paintbrush Home

The cheerful Paintbrush Home embodies the holiday spirit inside and out, featuring colorful decor, open ceilings and beautiful views from Deer Valley Resort’s mid-mountain Empire Pass area. A custom elevator and out-the-door ski access make this 5-bedroom home ideal for multi-generational families. With eight separate beds and en-suite baths in each bedroom, this home comfortably accommodates 12 guests. Available through Dec. 26.

Mountain Chalet 

For a true White Christmas filled with cozy charm, experience Mountain Chalet at Sundance Resort, located less than an hour from Salt Lake International Airport. This 3-bedroom abode features an outdoor fireplace, gourmet kitchen and rustic atmosphere for an unforgettable family getaway at one of North America’s best-kept secrets for great skiing and stunning scenery. Available through Dec. 27. 

Black Bear Lodge

Lying within walking distance of beginner and intermediate slopes at Silver Lake Village (as well as the Silver Lake chairlift to ski school), Black Bear is the perfect place to introduce your kids to skiing. The rustic lodge features 2-bedroom condos sleeping up to 6 guests, a heated outdoor swimming pool, private hot tubs, gourmet kitchens and stone fireplaces for a picture-perfect family holiday.

Need help planning your family’s holiday vacation? Call us at 1-877-773-1117 or e-mail We’d love to help make your family’s Christmas unforgettable.






|   August 1st, 2014   |   No Comments   |  

Ski trips are more fun when your home has its own fire pit.

Whether you intend to slay Utah’s famous powder or hope to attempt your first double-blue run, there’s no better reward after a day on the slopes than imbibing by the fire pit with friends and victuals. Park City’s culinary enthusiasts have worked hard this year to bring skiers new morning brews, soul-reviving comfort food and even soothing teas.

A few of our favorites:

Morning Brew 

If you need caffeine to board a chairlift — and prefer that it be delicious — we recommend Park City’s newest coffee company, Publik. The carefully brewed, locally crafted and globally sourced blends preserve the flavor of the beans’ country of origin, making this java as soul-awakening it is eye-opening.

Where to get find it: 638 Park Ave.
Where to stay:  Woodside Villa

Comfort in Food

There’s something classically alpine about a good Stroganoff, and The Silver Star Cafe has created a version that even vegetarians can enjoy. Using Portabella, wild and domestic mushrooms, the award-winning cafe (recently featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives) pairs the European-style dish with spatzle.

Where to find it: Silver Star at Park City (the cafe is conveniently on-site)
Where to stay: Choose from 2-bedroom condos to 5-bedroom cottages

Straight from the Brick Oven 

From shrimp skillets to tandoori-rubbed quail, Deer Valley’s newest restaurant, The Brass Tag, has expanded the resort’s gourmet comfort food options to the base. Signature dishes include house-cured duck and parma prosciutto flatbread, cheddar truffle chive spätzle and oven-fired chimichurri chips.

Where to find it: 2900 Deer Valley Drive
Where to stay: Racer’s Roost

Soothing Sips 

With a local whiskey distillery, beer maker and now coffee maker, it seemed the only thing Park City lacked was a signature tea blender. Wasatch Tea Company took care of that, offering custom-blended, loose-leaf teas from places like India, Sri Lanka and Japan.

Where to find it: in the comfort of your ski home! Your concierge can deliver it before you even arrive.
Where to stay: Mountain Glade at Deer Valley Resort


Contact our local vacation specialists at 1-877-773-1117 or for even more recommendations.

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