Earlier this summer Teton Gravity Research released an article titled, ”Local’s Guide To Park City” offering insider tips of where to ride, eat, drink, sleep, and score deals. We couldn’t agree more with the information provided, its all spot on. If your interested in tips for exploring both iconic destinations along with those that fly under the radar this is a must read. Its also pretty cool that we were identified as the place stay in Park City, highlighting the benefits of staying at a vacation rental rather than a hotel. You can read all about it by clicking here!
Without question Park City is the ultimate winter destination for skiers and snowboarders. With three resorts in one town locals and guests are spoiled with the amount of options that can be picked for a day of riding or skiing. What many people don’t know is that Park City also happens to be the ultimate summer destination for bikers. IMBA (the International Mountain Bike Association) dubbed Park City as the only Gold Standard Mountain Bike Center in the world. With over 300+ trails to choose from, including lift service trails, Park City has a exactly what every mountain biker is looking for. Our friend Jeff Barber from Singletracks wrote a great article titled “5 Things Every Mountain Biker Has to Do in Park City, UT” the article does an amazing job capturing the full Park City mountain bike experience. If you’re getting ready for a ride in Park City or trying to figure out your next bike destination you will want to read this article. Happy riding! Cheers!
After a very crazy weekend full of Ragnar, The Spartan Race, and about 1,000 weddings the town of Park City is getting ready for its busiest summer holiday weekend yet, the 4th of July! In true Utah style the holiday weekend is starting a little early on Thursday, July 3rd at Canyons Resort with a full day of outdoor events, concerts, and fireworks! Yep, fireworks! If you haven’t spent your 4th of July in Park City before don’t worry, below is an itinerary full of our favorite events that you won’t want to miss.
4th of July Itinerary:
7:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast at City Park
8:00 a.m. Park City Ski Team 5k Fun Run. For more info call Cole Sport at 435-649-4806.
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Rugby games, live music, BBQ at the north end of City Park
11:00 a.m. Famous 4th of July Parade with over 70 floats. Make sure to pick your spots early for viewing on Main Street or Park Avenue.
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Food, live music, beer garden, vendors in City Park
5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beer garden and BBQ at Park City Mountain Resort
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Free concert with The Sideshow Ramblers at Park City Mountain Resort
Dusk Fireworks are set to go off at Park City Mountain Resort
Hope everyone has a great weekend celebrating with family and friends. Please be safe. Cheers!
Every Friday we like to highlight our favorite local diners and restaurants, this week Good Karma gets the spotlight. Good Karma is off the beaten trail of Main Street, located in the Prospector area of Park City. With a super comfortable feel and friendly service Good Karma is one of our go to spots for lunch and dinner. For a good mix of everything try the Begumi Platter. It’s a feast of Vegetarian dishes that include Samosa, Eggplant Dip, Hummus, Dolmeh and Vegetable Slaw with Grilled Pita and Crispy Flat Crackers. It’s a big starter that can easily be split as a meal for two. For more information visit http://www.goodkarmarestaurants.com/home.html . Address and Phone number located below. Cheers!
After a very unexpected summer snow storm Park City is back in its normal summer groove. Temperatures have returned to the mid 70′s and nothing but sunshine is falling from the sky. If you chose to join us this weekend you have, in other terms, won the lottery for a weekend full of outdoor events. Jans and White Pine Touring have teamed up with Park City Mountain Resort to host the FREE Super Bike Demo. Take advantage of this event and test ride the newest models from Trek, Scott, Santa Cruz, Rocky Mountain, Specialized, and Juliana! Did we mention this event is FREE? On Saturday 6/21/14 roll over to PCMR from 9:00 to 3:00 and prepare yourself for the ride of a lifetime. If you are interested in chairlift service, PCMR is offering 50% OFF lift tickets to anyone who participates in the bike demo. For more information check out the link below!
Riding bikes works up an appetite. The Park City Restaurant Association hosts the 7th Annual Savor the Summit on 6/21/14. Savor the Summit is Park City’s longest dinner party offering diners a unique celebration of food, drink, and live music while seated in the middle of Man Street. Space is limited so if you haven’t made reservations yet make sure you click the link below to make a last minute reservation and find your seat at the grand table. For those of age and interested in craft beers, a Spirit Garden will be located at the intersection of Heber Avenue and Main. Expect the garden to come alive at 5:00pm serving wine, beer, and mixed drinks.
For other summer activities please visit our events calendar. Hope everyone has a safe and eventful weekend. Cheers.