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Discover the Magic of Fall in Park City, Utah: Top Attractions and Activities

Updated: Dec 24, 2023





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Fall is a great time to visit Park City! The autumnal season is usually an extension of summer with warm daytime temps and cooler evenings. 


Continue reading to learn more about the best things to see and do in town!



Park City, Utah is a charming perfect destination for travelers who enjoy luxury dining, 5-star hotel accommodations, and a plethora of outdoor activities.


Park City is located in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah a short 30 minute drive from Salt Lake City Airport (SLC) and is traditionally known for it’s world-class ski resorts and being a travelers favorite destination to visit in the winter.


But Park City is also a great destination to visit September through November, as the autumn season is usually an extension of summer with warm daytime temperatures and cooler evenings but with a pop of electrifying fall colors.





Park City is known for its scenic views, and October is the perfect time to enjoy them. The fall foliage is at its peak during this time, and the colors are breathtaking. You can take a scenic drive through the mountains or go on a hike to enjoy the views. The city also has many state parks where you can relax and enjoy the scenery.

Where to stay in Park City




Park City has no shortage of luxurious accommodations that cater to every need and preference. One such hotel is the Pendry Park City; located in the heart of Canyons Village, the Pendry Park City is a contemporary mountain retreat that offers modern design and luxury service. The hotel also features a world-class spa, a rooftop pool, and several dining options.




Each room is equipped with luxury bedding, Smart TVs, marble bathrooms, Bluetooth speakers, and free Wi-Fi access. The suites and residences come with amazing extras like full kitchens, fireplaces, and terraces.

The Pendry Hotel offers more than a hundred contemporary alpine-inspired accommodations that are perfect for luxury travelers.


Nestled in the center of Canyons Village, Pendry Park City, you are steps away from the best slopeside shopping, entertainment, mountain amenities and more.

Not to mention, you can request a s’mores kit from the front desk/concierge and have child-like s’mores making fun by the fire pits surrounding the property.





Wellness



Pendry Park City has an impressive on site spa, Spa Pendry is a signature spa and wellness retreat designed to pamper and recharge with a menu of custom beauty and body treatments. The spa features six private treatment rooms and a relaxing environment that promotes self-care, repose, and an indulgent getaway from everyday life.


Another option for a luxurious spa day is just steps away from the hotel at Serenity Spa, Westgate Park City Resort & Spa. Highly recommend the hot stone massage for the ultimate relaxation.


The spa check in area has a wealth of products to purchase and choose from.



The Pool House is the name of the rooftop lounge at Pendry Park City. Offering a stylish setting with stunning views of the mountains, making it the only rooftop lounge in Canyons Village.





The Pool House offers an all-day menu of classic American mountain fare, local beers, and creative custom cocktails. See the menu here.

The rooftop pool at Pendry Park City is an oasis in the sky. It features a heated outdoor pool that is open year-round, along with comfortable lounge chairs where one can relax and soak up the sun while enjoying stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Dine

Pendry Park City offers in room dining from a robust menu.


Not to mention the hotel has amazing upscale, casual, and après-ski dining options.

One being, the signature restaurant, Kita, offers fresh sushi, ramen bowls and a plethora of Japanese steakhouse favorites. I highly recommend their misou soup and powderstache cocktail if you love a good ‘sweet drink’.





Riverhose on Main

Riverhorse on Main is one of the oldest and most distiguished restaurant’s on Park City’s historic Main Street. Offering a comfortable and classy atmosphere with live music this makes for a great place to dine with friends, to impress corporate colleagues or clients and an amazing date night spot!




Whether you are looking for an appetizer or an entrée, you can choose from a variety of dishes on the menu from the ocean, land and farm. Prices range from $15-75 for appetizers . I highly recommend their shrimp and scallops Tom Kha dish or their summer greens.


Where to play in Park City

Don’t miss the Park City Wine Festival, catering to a spectrum of wine entustiasts from the wine beginners to sommeliers!




If you are like me and can appreciate a glass of wine then this festival is for you!

The Park City Wine Festival is a highly anticipated event that takes place annually in October, offering a range of experiences for wine enthusiasts and beginners alike .

The festival features over 100 wineries, breweries, and distilleries from around the world .

During the festival, you have the freedom to sample wines from different regions with expert sommeliers available to share their expertise.


My girl Kellie from SommSchool was so impressive!   

 




In addition to the fun experiences at the festival… you can partake in expertly paired dinners, lunches and after five tasting events throughout the weekend. These events are held at top Park City restaurants and give you an opportunity to indulge in delicious food and wine pairings that help you level up your wine knowledge!





The Wine is Blind event is truly a party with a purpose, giving attendees the chance to network, try wines, and have fun! Thanks to the live DJ.


During this late-night, blind wine tasting you get to try mystery red or white wines and vote for your favorite based on the flavor alone. The wines presented are all 90+ point rated and will be concealed in mystery bags.


Each guest is given a journal at the beginning of the tasting to take notes on the mystery wines and snack on decadent desserts before make your way to the dance floor!

If you had to pick a fall month to visit Park City, Utah…go when the fall colors are in full bloom…



October is the perfect time to enjoy the fall colors in Park City. The leaves on the trees turn into vibrant shades of red, orange, and yellow, creating a stunning backdrop for fun outdoor activities such as …

Until next time...

I truly enjoyed my time in Park City, Utah and can confidently say it’s an amazing destination for a trip with friends, family or even a romantic escape!


My stay at the Pendry was delightful and the Park City Wine Festival is an experience to behold… especially for those looking to expand their wine knowledge.


You can learn more about Park City and easily plan your trip utilizing resources on the city’s tourism website.

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Disclaimer: My stay at The Pendry Park City and admission to the Park City Wine Festival was compensated. My views and opinion of the location and accommodation are authentically my own.

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