The Christmas/New Year holidays will end this week, meaning it’s time to think about the next national holiday – the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, Jan. 16-19. Looking for a place to get away that weekend? It doesn’t get much better than Park City, Utah (www.visitparkcity.com/visitors/mlk/).
Park City is home to Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, more than 400 miles of public trails, 150 palate pleasing bars and restaurants, and an abundance of shopping options lining Historic Main Street and the Utah Olympic Park. For the 2015/16 ski season, Park City has unveiled the largest ski and snowboard resort in the U.S – Park City Mountain (www.parkcitymountain.com).
Traditionally sold-out due to the Sundance Film Festival, Park City is open to accommodate travelers during the MLK holiday weekend, making it a good time to visit one of North America’s more popular winter and ski destinations, as Sundance will start a week later.
Several lodging specials and activity discounts will be available to guests visiting Park City for the MLK weekend, including the newest hotel, the Hyatt Place Park City, which has 122 guestrooms and is just minutes away from the world-class ski resorts of Park City and Deer Valley.
In addition, “Tupelo” is the newest addition to the eclectic Park City culinary scene. Chef Matthew Harris if offering a menu that reflects his cross-country travels and native Southern roots. Harris began his culinary career in Atlanta as the executive chef of the Buckhead Diner and then went on to train with the famed Jean-Georges Vongerichten,, opening Atlanta’s acclaimed Market, and St. Regis Deer Valley, J&G Grill.
Also, High West Distillery in Park City – the first legal distillery in Utah since 1870 – recently
celebrated the grand opening of its new 30,000-square-foot world-class distillery and visitor center on Blue Sky Ranch.
Park City is North America’s most accessible mountain recreation destination, located just 35 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport. Park City offers over 100 lodging properties including bed and breakfast inns, condominiums and full-service hotels. Park City is home to Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, and over 400 miles of public trails, which offer endless year-round outdoor recreation possibilities. Boasting nearly 150 palate pleasing bars and restaurants, an abundance of shopping options lining Historic Main Street and the Utah Olympic Park.