Park City Summer Activities

Updated July 2023

What is Park City like in the summer? Unforgettable! 

Our summer days are long and warm, and our evenings cool off to the perfect temperature for exploring our downtown corridor. It’s no wonder Park City is a destination for fun in the sun! Whether you are looking for water sports to cool off, adrenaline-packed, mountain adventures, or chill, in-town moments to enjoy with the kiddos, you’ll find them all in Park City.

Looking for the most popular activities that showcase the best Park City has to offer? Our expert concierge team has compiled a list of unique ventures to help you plan your vacation itinerary.

4 Park City Summer Vacation Musts 

Park City has so much adventure that it's hard to choose the best activities. However, these four recreations showcase the unique landscapes that make Park City so special.

1.  Utah Olympic Park

A young girl ziplining.

Explore Utah’s famed Olympic history with a visit to the site of the 2002 winter games. While known for its snowy reputation, Olympic Park is just as exciting to visit in the summer. Enjoy zip lines, summit courses, and scenic chair lifts. If you want to immerse yourself in the full Utah Olympic Park experience, book a guided tour. You’ll learn even more about Park City’s role in the Olympics during the one hour outing, including infamous tales.  

Want ideas for your Park City summer family vacation? Don’t forget to check out Utah Olympic Parks’ family-friendly summertime events, such as Flying Ace freestyle shows, thrilling bobsled rides, and kids’ summer camps.

2. Explore the Mountain

You can’t travel to Park City without exploring our mountain resorts. Park City Mountain, Canyons Village, and Deer Valley Resort  boast exciting activities and exceptional vacation lodging.

A mother with young boy on the alpine slide.

About Park City Mountain

Park City Mountain is a go-to for summer sports enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy a tree-top zipline, an Alpine slide offering 3,000 feet of luge-like fun, mountain coaster, and mini golf—just to name a few of their many offerings!a climbing wall. You’ll also find a wealth of great hiking and biking trails.

About Canyons Village

If you are looking for artisan eats and local crafts, don’t forget to check out Park City’s Farmers Market every Wednesday from May to October in Canyons Village. There’s plenty more entertainment to be had! Tee off at an award-winning golf course, try your hand at disc golf, or take a scenic gondola ride for unparalleled mountain views. 

About Deer Valley Resort

Enough is never really enough, so head over to Deer Valley Resort for even more options! There’s guided horseback riding on spectacular mountain trails, scenic lift rides, some of the best lift-served mountain biking in the area, and even free fly casting lessons at Deer Valley ponds. 

For the little ones, there’s Deer Valley’s Summer Adventure Camp, each day featuring age-appropriate sports activities, nature studies, art projects, and field trips with state-licensed counselors. 

You’ll no doubt work up an appetite after all this summer fun. We love the Royal Street Cafe at Silver Lake Lodge. The food is fresh and delicious and they offer housemade ice cream as well as a menu for the kiddos.

Check out more activities at Deer Valley.

3. Make a Splash

A family on the river, doing river rafting.

Park City has some of the most beautiful waterways to help you cool off during our hot summer days. Book a river rafting tour on the Weber River if you want to add a thrilling excursion to your vacation itinerary. You’ll have plenty of scenic moments and incredible rapids to get your heart pumping. 

Searching for a little more zen on the water? Try paddle boarding. Pebble Beach is the perfect location for beginners. Plus, Park City boasts even more summer activities–like concerts and hiking—allowing you to make the most of your vacation.

4. Stroll Main Street

Three women shopping and strolling on Main Street, Park City.

Historic Main Street bustles with boutique shops, stunning restaurants, museums, and breathtaking views. For a leisurely day, grab a cup of iced coffee at Atticus, then wander through our quaint streets. If you get peckish, you have access to plenty of al fresco dining options. 

Book Your Summer Vacation Rental with Park City Lodging

No matter what brings you to Park City this summer, there is a rental property perfect for you. Park City Lodging features only the best properties, packed with luxury amenities. Enjoy vacation rentals in the hottest spots in town: Canyons Village, Park City Mountain Village, Historic Main Street, and Deer Valley.

What property is ideal for you? Our team of experts can help you choose your Park City home away from home. When you book directly with us, we offer complimentary concierge services and will help you plan the perfect summer itinerary. 

Contact us to learn more about our stellar properties and to book your reservation.

Published on Wednesday, June 19, 2019