Ultimate Guide to Non-Ski Adventures In Park City, Utah

Our mountain town has a world-class reputation for amazing slopes, so it’s no wonder visitors often ask, “Is Park City only for skiers?” The answer is, “definitely not!” We offer plenty of wintertime fun that doesn't require strapping on skis. Looking to explore our area while still enjoying the picturesque landscape? Check out our top recommendations for things to do in Park City, Utah for non-skiers.

The Best Non-Ski Activities in Park City for Anyone

From gallery hopping to low-key mountain adventures, spa days, and more, Park City has something for everyone. Peruse our list of the best activities to curate your perfect vacation day.


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Arts and Entertainment 

Explore Historic Main Street: If outstanding food, boutique shopping, and gallery cruising are your idea of a lovely day, Main Street is where it all takes place. Stroll through the heart of Park City, along Main Street’s quaint architecture, for an authentic PC experience. Warm up with a cup of joe at Atticus Coffee and Tea. Check out more than 70 unique shops and galleries, including souvenir shops, fine apparel, and one-of-a-kind art. Dine at renowned restaurants like 350 Main and Cafe Terigo


Make Art at Red Flower Studios: Learn the art of glass blowing with talented instructors at Red Flower Studios. They offer all levels of classes, plus you get to make your own objet d'art as a memento of our Park City trip.


Indulge in Après Ski: You don’t have to spend the day skiing to reap the benefits of a good, old-fashioned après ski party. You can still enjoy all the mountainside fun, drinks, and feasts without hitting the slopes. 


Catch a Show at the Egyptian Theatre: Park City history and our art scene converge at the spectacular Egyptian Theatre. Built in the early 1800s, then succumbing to fire, then getting a major rebuild, the Egyptian has been a Main Street icon since 1888. Live performances—from plays to ballets, musicals, and more—can be found weekly, so check out their calendar for upcoming shows


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Park City History

Explore Utah Olympic Park: A visit to Park City isn’t complete without a visit to one of our proudest accomplishments: hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics. Watch future Olympians train, take a guided tour, and even enjoy a snack at their indoor restaurant. Want a thrilling addition to your history lesson? Sign up for a bobsled adventure and ride on the same track as Olympic athletes. 


Discover Our History at Park City Museum: Travel back to Park City’s miner days with a visit to our downtown museum. Look at recovered relics from the Great Fire of 1898, tour the original territorial jail, and have a fully immersive experience of what it was like to live in Park City more than a hundred years ago.


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The Great Outdoors

Enjoy the Snow with a Sleigh Ride: Sit back, relax, and delight in stunning alpine sights with a charming sleigh ride. Rocky Mountain Outfitters offers private or group rides through some of the most beautiful terrains in Park City. Grab tickets early, as this is one of our town’s most beloved winter activities.


Hike or Snowshoe Through Glorious Trails:  Park City is home to a plethora of trails ideal for an idyllic sojourn through the snow. Experience peaceful surroundings, snow-capped mountains, and plenty of nature-watching opportunities on foot. Take a guided snowshoe tour with White Pine Touring or grab a trail map from Jans and head out on your own.


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Rest and Relaxation

Pamper Yourself Park City Style: After you’ve been on your feet all day shopping, hiking mountain terrain, or embracing your inner Olympian, you deserve a little relaxation. Align Spa in Old Town boasts full body massages, facials, and complete spa packages to help you recenter and relax. Don’t want to leave your luxury lodging? Massage Express brings expert masseuses right to you, allowing you to unwind from the comfort of your rental condo.


Stay in Quality Accommodations to Enhance Your Vacation: No matter what brings you to Park City, you want your vacation rental to feel like a home away from home. If you’re searching for comfortable accommodations designed to complement your trip, here are our favorite picks for a winter escape:


  • Fairway Village 2919: Park Meadows neighborhood townhome, offering convenient access to Main Street and the mountain. 

  • Rio Grande 304: Downtown condo at the base of Town Lift, boasting stunning views.

  • Canyon Crossing 23: Gorgeous townhome, minutes from Prospector Square, that features a private hot tub.

  • Town Pointe Complex: Centrally located condo complex delivering extraordinary amenities like cozy fireplaces and hot tubs. 

Search for More Outstanding Rentals at Park City Lodging

Take a tour of all our exceptional properties and find the one that’s right for you. Our expert team of hospitality professionals will help you take advantage of the best of Park City.

Click on the image to view our infographic on local adventures for non skiers!


Infographic on local adventures for non skiers in Park City, Utah.


Published by Park City Lodging
Thursday, December 1, 2022