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UTAH TRAVEL GUIDE

An Outdoor Enthusiast's Wonderland

The 400-acre Utah Olympic Park, the site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games

Utah Hotels, Restaurants, Spas and More

With mountain resorts, city centers and desert red rocks, Utah resists definition. Depending on which region you visit, you might find yourself rafting white water rapids, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing or even enjoying a spa treatment or Broadway show. There are also interesting restaurants, food and wine festivals and breweries to discover. Stay in Salt Lake City or Park City for a little luxury, or travel to Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park to surround yourself with some of nature's most amazing creations.

 

PARK CITY

MOUNTAIN PARADISE
Top 10 Things to Do in Park City in Summer
Commonly associated with world-class skiing and the Sundance Film Festival, Park City has a surprising amount to offer outside of ski season. Whether you're an adrenaline junkie, foodie or shopaholic, you're sure to enjoy Park City's top 10 summertime activities.

Catch an early-morning flight over the Wasatch Mountain Range with Morning Star Balloons, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Things to Do in Park City in Summer

The High West Distillery & Saloon in Park City, Utah
GOURMET GUIDE
Dining in Park City
Take a break from the ski slopes and check out the stars of Park City's dining scene – from the High West Distillery & Saloon to hip sushi spots like Shabu.
Park City Restaurants Search
Park City Top Food Ratings
More of the Best Restaurants in Park City

SLEEPING IN
Park City Hotels
Search hotels and book a room for your upcoming Park City trip. Find hotel descriptions, room photos and ratings to help you choose the perfect accommodations.
Park City Hotel Search
Top Park City Hotel Ratings
A room at the Waldorf Astoria Park City in Utah

Sky jumping in the summer at Utah Olympic Park in Park City
AN OLYMPIC ICON
Utah Olympic Park
Home of the hugely successful 2002 Winter Olympics, this 389-acre park features six Nordic ski jumps, a 1,335-meter sliding track, a 750,000-gallon summer freestyle aerial training pool, the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center, the Eccles 2002 Winter Olympic Games Museum and more.

TOP SKI RESORTS
Stein Eriksen Lodge
When seeking the ideal ski retreat, a lodge founded by an Olympic gold medallist seems a good choice. Stein Eriksen created this place in 1982 to bring full-service luxury slopeside. With its blond wood and mountain décor, the property has a Scandinavian feel.
Stein Eriksen Lodge

Silver Lake Lodge, Deer Valley

SIMPLY SMOOTH SKIING
Deer Valley Resort
Snow enthusiasts flock to Utah's Deer Valley Resort not just for the great powder, luxury accommodations and its proximity to Salt Lake City International Airport, but also for the fine dining and the uncrowded, relaxed skiing experience the resort has to offer.


TOP 10 SKI RESORTS
The St. Regis Deer Valley

Gain prime access to pristine slopes, including Park City Mountain Resort, Canyons and the Utah Olympic Park, as well as Park City's historic main street with its quaint restaurants, pubs and galleries at this 181-room ski-topia in Utah's lower Deer Valley.
The exterior of The St. Regis Deer Valley in Park City, Utah

SALT LAKE CITY

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The Grand America Hotel

Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah
TOP 10 BRUNCH HOTELS
Grand America Hotel
Sunday brunch at the Grand America Hotel offers an extensive menu for their hot and cold buffet that includes fine carving roasts, fresh seafood, omelets, pasta and much more. Their kids menu is sure to satisfy even the fussiest of eaters.

BEST OF UTAH

EXPLORE AMERICA
Top 10 U.S. National Parks
Check out our list of the country's most breathtaking national parks, including Utah's Bryce Canyon, a great place to hike among the hoodoos.
Bryce Canyon in Utah, one of our Top 10 U.S. National Parks

Red Mountain Resort & Spa
HEALTHY HAVEN
Red Mountain Resort & Spa
In a gorgeous location at the entrance to Snow Canyon State Park, surrounded by red rock formations and black lava flows just two hours north of Las Vegas, this spa has the advantage of being able to unite its approach to holistic healing with adventure and the great outdoors.
Red Mountain Resort & Spa on GAYOT's list of the Top Spa Hotels

TOP SPA
Sagestone Spa and Salon
With treatments like their Tune-up Hydrating Performance, Red Mountain's spa packages help men to feel refreshed, renewed, invigorated and ready to take on the world.


Wondering where else to get pampered?
See our guide to the Top Spas in Utah.

Sagestone Spa and Salon at Red Mountain Spa


Green Valley Spa
TOP 10 DESTINATION SPAS
Green Valley Spa

Find focus in St. George. With top programs like their red rock desert hiking and rock climbing as well as a tranquil relaxation center and mind, body, and spirit seminars, you are sure to find a way to change your body, your attitude and your life.




A Local Table
Get a taste of Utah — literally! Offering free delivery to the Park City area, A Local Table provides you with the best locally produced gourmet foods, right to your doorstep. All foods are made by small batch artisans and small, sustainable farms.

Get fresh, locally produced gourmet foods delivered right to your doorstep in Park City with A Local Table

 

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Guides for other parts of the world


(Updated: 08/02/13 JDM)

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