Boasting an average of 500 annual inches of snow and 14 awesome ski resorts makes Utah an all-time favorite ski destination. In fact, Ski Magazine recently published the top 30 ski resorts in the U.S. based on the 22nd annual Reader Resort Survey. Ardent ski enthusiasts voted and Deer Valley, Utah topped the list.
Best Ski Resort in Utah: Deer Valley
Ski lovers give Deer Valley, Utah five stars and call it the “ultimate upscale destination resort.” Rated #1 since 2008 through 2011, Deer Valley is easily accessible from the Salt Lake City international Airport, and offers luxurious accommodations and excellent cuisine, along with perfect slopes and an award-winning ski school. Lodging options are limitless from condominiums, resorts and hotels. Guests can choose from various locations and preferences. Food connoisseurs have celebrated Deer Valley’s culinary scene, and it continuously makes to the Zagat List of top restaurants. From signature lounges, fireside dining, quaint cafes to sumptuous seafood buffet, the area has it all!
2250 Deer Valley Drive South Park City, UT 84060
Best Ski Resort in Utah: Park City
Ranked fifth in the survey, Park City, Utah is described as a “skiers’ Mecca.” Housed on 3,300 acres, this family-friendly ski destination has something for everyone Located close to the downtown, guests to Park City, Utah have access to some of the best food, music, bars and entertainment. Along with terrain parks, trails and lifts, guests can enjoy tubing, snowmobiling and ice-skating. Couples savor the mesmerizing starlit nights of Park City, as they partake in sleigh rides. An array of dining options awaits the ravenous skiers – cafes for small bites and savory soups, pizzerias for a quick fare, and bars and grills for a relaxing evening by the fire.
1310 Lowell Avenue Park City, UT 84060
Best Ski Resort in Utah: The Canyons
Located 30-minute drive from the Salt lake City International Airport, the Canyons is gaining popularity and recognition amid the locals. On the mountain, 3,700 acres of widely varied terrain welcomes you, along with 163 trails, 17 lifts and 2 cutting-edge terrain parks. Lodging options are varied; skiers choose from luxury accommodations offered right at the resort or rental lodging at the neighboring towns. Savor the eclectic cuisine of the American-West at the cabin Restaurant, a sit-down meal at the Lookout Cabin or, enjoy a night of laughs with the whole family at the Western barbecue. Off the mountain, partake in sleigh rides or heli-ski trips.
4000 The Canyons Resort Drive Park City, UT 84098