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Park City OVERVIEW
Set high in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, Park City is home to a approximately 8,000 full-time residents, but the century and a half-old mining town-turned-affluent-ski-resort attracts around 600,000 visitors annually. That might be in part to the fact that this beautiful mountain village takes your breath away, both literally and figuratively, as it's perched about a mile and a half above sea level.  Though Park City served as site of 2002 Winter Olympics and is home today to three major ski resorts, the town has managed to maintain an Old Western charm. This is especially true along historic Main Street, which houses a fun assortment of gourmet restaurants, boutique shops and a lively nightlife. Throw into the mix that this tiny mountain town is also home to the world-famous Sundance Film Festival, and you can start to understand why the masses flock to Park City. When a fresh blanket of snow has just covered the beautiful Alpine backdrop, it’s hard to deny that Park City has a fairy-tale ...See More quality about it. However, when the snow melts, the rugged mountains transform into world-class hiking and mountain biking trails, giving Park City a whole new appeal. Whatever the season, Park City is always a beautiful place to visit, but the summer months are a lot easier on your wallet. See Less
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