Alpine adventure and cozy relaxation await in a wintertime retreat to charming Park City, Utah. Find respite in the majestic Wasatch Range, at the western edge of the greater Rocky Mountains. Glistening snowcapped peaks beckon tourists to the picturesque community of Park City. Perennially recognized as a top destination for winter-sport enthusiasts, area slopes are renowned for “The Greatest Snow on Earth.”
The iconic Washington School House, a well-preserved limestone structure built in 1889 as a school, reopened in 2011 as a boutique hotel. A heated outdoor pool terraced into the hillside is illuminated by the flame of a steel Olympic torch used during the 2002 Winter Games.
Après-ski relaxation abounds with luxurious accommodations and impeccable service at Deer Valley Resort.
Escape to The St. Regis Deer Valley, where spectacular vistas of snowcapped mountains rise to meet cobalt-blue skies; sumptuous accommodations meld elegant style with rustic comfort; and luxurious amenities include hitting the slopes on the hotel’s private ski beach or indulging in pampering treatments at the Remède Spa.
An array of tantalizing shops and restaurants offer incentives to explore the quaint village of Old Town Park City. Among our favorite attractions are Main Street’s Lanny Barnard Gallery for an eclectic mix of fine art, jewelry, and antiques, or High West Distillery & Saloon, on Park Avenue, for flavorful nouveau-Western fare.
For more on Park City, Utah, see “A Winter-White Wonderland: Park City, Utah,” in the January/February 2014 issue of Victoria magazine.