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Utah has some of the most spectacular mountains and national parks making it a wonderland for all outdoor activities. The snow is a dry fluffy powder perfect for skiing. The summer seasons shifts the focus to golf, hiking, and biking. There is more to do and see in Utah than you could take on in a single vacation, but we'll happily help you try!

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Quick Facts:

  • Four ski resorts are easily accessible from lodging in the Salt Lake Valley
  • Alta and Snowbird are up Little Cottonwood Canyon
  • Brighton and Solitude are up Big Cottonwood Canyon
  • Sites to see include Temple Square, Downtown, and the Great Salt Lake

Quick Facts:

  • Deer Valley, Park City Mountain Resort, and Canyons, enough said
  • Sites to see include the Olympic Park, Bobsled Track, Historic Main Street
  • Ski in the winter, golf and bike in the summer--that's what the locals do
  • Park City is a 35-minute drive from downtown Salt Lake

Quick Facts:

  • Powder Mountain is one of North America's largest ski resorts
  • Snowbasin is a local favorite and a and annual stop for the Dew Tour
  • Further from the airport than Park City, but worth the drive

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Utah is the state of outdoor recreation. People from all over the world come to see its natural beauty. Here's a few suggestions to get you thinking: Ski Utah's light dry powder at one of its many ski resorts or backcountry. Go fly fishing on the Provo River. Mountain bike in a place called Moab. Hike through Zion National Park or another one of Utah's state or national parks.

VacationRoost can help you plan every aspect of your adventure to Utah, from vacation lodging and accommodations, to car rentals, restaurant suggestions, scenic expeditions and much more. Browse the selection of vacation homes in Utah to start planning your vacation to the mountains today. We call our agents "Destination Experts" because they've been where you're going. Give us a call, we'd love to share our passion for travel with you.


Alta still calls itself a ski area versus ski resort because its classic skier's mountain personality and focuses on what matters--the skiing. Why change something that works so well? Alta is definitely a locals favorite and it has a big mountain to back it up.

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Most of PCMR's runs are named after mining operations that took place on the mountain in its history. Take a tour from a mountain host and get the back story behind this great ski resort. If you're fortunate to find yourself here in the summer, be sure to try the zipline, alpine slide, and alpine coaster.

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Powder Mountain

Powder Mountain boasts 7,000 acres of skiable terrain, more than any other U.S. resort. The lifts don't currently access all of it, so be sure to take advantage of the cat-skiing. Ski Magazine readers recently ranked Powder Mountain #1 in value for ski resorts in North America.

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Tip from a Utah Destination Expert:

Traveling with kids can present logistical challenges. I can help you arrange a family-friendly vacation or a special romantic getaway when the kids are with grandma.