Any destination can be family-friendly. Below you’ll find family-friendly itinerary suggestions for a trip to Park City, Utah during winter.
Before you dive into the guide, you may want to first read Understanding a Quick Itinerary Guide. This will provide you with details on our trip planning philosophy, why it’s a quick guide, and what resources we use to plan. It also details what we mean by family-friendly, and further explains each of the sections included in a Quick Itinerary Guide.
Our trip details
- Length of stay: 2 nights / 4 nights
- Accommodation: Park City Peaks Hotel / Apex Residences Park City
- Type of trip: couples trip, pre-kids, weekend getaway / family travel with kids (2 years old & 4 years old) and friends
- Month visited: March / February
- How we got in/out: fly in, fly out
- How we got around: rental car from National
Family-Friendly Itinerary Ideas for Park City, Utah in Winter
- Park City Mountain Resort – for skiing or snowboarding
- Deer Valley Resort – for skiing (snowboarding not allowed here)
- Swim and relax in a hot tub – pick accommodations with a hot tub and/or pool, it’s a great way to relax after a day out in the cold
- Ice Castles – incredible castle sculpted from thousands of icicles with slides and more, buy tickets in advance, about a 30-minute drive from Park City
- Woodward Park City – indoor and outdoor adventure sports complex with tubing
- Utah Olympic Park – location of the 2002 Winter Olympics, try bobsledding, tubing or snowmobiling (mini snowmobiles for 4-12 year olds)
- Snowshoeing – admire your beautiful snowy surroundings on a winter walk, Wasatch Adventure Guides and Utah Outdoor Adventures provide both rentals (with sleds for littles) and tours
- Dogsledding – take in the scenic mountain landscape on a sled pulled by pups with Wasatch Adventure Guides
- Snowmobiling – discover Red Pine Adventures winter wonderland on 1,000 acres
- Alpine Coaster – ride a toboggan-style car on a mountain coaster
- Explore Main Street – wander around, shop and eat in Park City’s historic downtown area
- Egyptian Theatre – don’t miss this theater, used for Sundance
- Heber Valley Railroad – historic railroad with scenic train rides, about a 20-minute drive from Park City
- Outlets Park City – outdoor outlet shopping
- Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum – expansive hands-on children’s museum with a variety of interactive exhibits for all different ages, in Salt Lake City
- Temple Square – home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints including the largest LDS temple, in Salt Lake City
- Utah State Capitol Building – home of governmental business in Utah, some tours available, in Salt Lake City
- Silver Sands Beach – check out views of the Great Salt Lake
Food Ideas for Park City, Utah
- Vessel Kitchen – quick service, build your own plates, healthy creative food
- Bangkok Thai on Main – upscale Thai restaurant
- Prime Steak House – elegant classic steakhouse
- Reef’s Restaurant – Mediterranean & Middle Eastern cuisine
- Twisted Fern – creative menu that rotates with seasonally fresh ingredients
- Five5eeds – modern breakfast and lunch
- Billy Blanco’s – Mexican American food with motorcycle and race car decor
- 350 Main – upscale, contemporary American cuisine
- Leger’s Deli – casual, quick sandwich shop
- Red Iguana – authentic family-run Mexican restaurant, often a long line, in Salt Lake City
Top Tips for Park City, Utah
- If you don’t want to drive, there are shuttle services from the airport to Park City. And the bus in Park City is free.
- If you want to eat in your hotel or house, there are plenty of grocery stores (Whole Foods, Smith’s, The Market, Fresh Market, and some grocery delivery services (Park City Grocery Express, Grocery Girls) too.
- Check the mountain resort and city event calendars for more fun depending on your trip dates.
- Make sure to spend a little time in Salt Lake City too!