We decided to try out the Max Zipline tree-top canopy tour in Provo Canyon, near the Alpine Loop/Sundance Resort turnoff. We called and made reservations at 2pm on a Monday afternoon. We drove down the Canyon, across the river on a dirt road to their base operations. They have a mobile trailer set up where you [Read more…]
Escape to the Slopes: Tips & Tricks for Winter Travelers Headed to Park City, Utah
The allure of Park City, Utah, is currently so strong that travel writers from New York to California are extolling its attributes in publications like the New York Times and The San Francisco Chronicle.
According to Denny Lee, the New York Times travel writer who recently spent a blissful 36 hours in this luxurious destination, Park City offers a [Read more…]
Soldier Hollow Snow Tubing Hill in Heber Valley, Utah
I’ve been meaning to hit the snow tubing hill at Soldier Hollow, but didn’t get around to it until this past week when we had family visiting from out of state. I purchased discount tickets through a Groupon offering for 50% off the normal price of $20 for two hours of tubing – so $10/ticket. It was definitely worth every penny.
The Soldier Hollow tubing hill is located in Heber Valley, Utah near Midway, approximately a 35-minute drive from Park City. Soldier Hollow is where the 2002 Olympics were [Read more…]
Park City December Events and Activities
There are lots of general winter season activities as well as festive events taking place in Park City, Utah during the month of December. Below are a few of the highlights from the town and each of the three Park City ski resorts: Park City Mountain Resort, The Canyons Resort and Deer Valley Resort. If you have kids, be sure to take advantage of all the free [Read more…]
Jupiter Bowl in Park City Not Your Average Bowling Alley
On a hot afternoon, we decided it would be a good time to use our Groupon at the Jupiter Bowl bowling alley in Park City last week to escape the heat. We arrived around noon and were promptly taken care of by the front desk. There were only a few lanes being used and not much of a crowd at first. Our groupon for $29 included shoe rental and 2 hours of bowling for up to six people, an 18-inch New York style pizza (choice of cheese or pepperoni), a pitcher of soda and $2 in arcade tokens. Later I found out that they [Read more…]