The Original American Ski Retreat: Deer Valley Resort

008 Resort Birdseye View_Deer Valley ResortWhen you live in sunny Florida,you know that not every beach vacation is created equal. So why would a ski vacation would be any different?

Nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, a unique retreat awaits discerning winter travelers: Deer Valley Resort.

Deer Valley is known as the resort that revolutionized the ski industry by bringing the experience of a luxury hotel to the foot of some of the best ski slopes in the world.

Although others have mimicked the formula, Deer Valley still sets the bar – you’ll have to see how high for yourself!

Seriously Wicked Slopes155 Trails End Lodge_ Deer Valley ResortOpened by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) back in the 1930s, Deer Valley’s slopes and trails jumped to national fame when they were selected to host the 2002 Winter Olympic Games headquartered in Salt Lake City (36 miles to the west). Yea – they’re that good!

Every year 300 inches of powder blanket Deer Valley’s six peaks: Little Baldy Peak, Bald Eagle, Bald, Flagstaff, Empire and Lady Morgan. Each mountain has its own thrills and challenges, from beginner runs on up to double black diamonds.

Best of all, you won’t be stuck waiting in lines. Unlike most ski destinations that teem with crowds every holiday and weekend, Deer Valley caps its daily ticket sales so slopes are never overcrowded.

Luxury Amenities

Deer Valley is consistently ranked among the top ski resorts in North America not only for its slopes, but also for its 050 Hot Chocolate Break_Deer Valley Resortguest services. Ski valets, on-site childcare, an award-winning ski school and a plethora of spa packages to choose from are only a handful of the numerous upscale amenities available.

Food

Decades of hungry skiers have left their mark on Deer Valley. Today it boasts a vibrant food culture that The Original American Ski Retreat: Deer Valley Resort

rivals big cities around the country. Some tried and true resort favorites include creative casual cuisine at Royal Street Café, delectable treats and pastries at Snow Park Bakery, and a one-of-a-kind four course meal served fireside at Fireside Dining. You’ll want to ski harder and board longer just to get hungry again!

 

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Charming Locale

The Deer Valley ski area is located just outside the historic mining town of Park City, Utah. Home to the annual Sundance Film Festival, Park City abounds with year-round charm. After a morning exploring the museum at Utah Olympic Park, take a midday stroll through the galleries on Main Street and stick around for live theater in the evenings.

Four-Seasons of Excitement

050 Hot Chocolate Break_Deer Valley ResortWinter may get all the hype, but there’s plenty for snowbirds to enjoy in summertime, too. Take on the mountain with lift-served mountain biking, hiking and scenic chairlift rides and see Utah in full bloom. Or, experience the view from the saddle on a guided horseback tour. If you’d rather stand flat on your own two feet, do it on a paddleboard, Deer Valley’s newest attraction added in 2016.

However you choose to spend your summer days, end as many as you can enjoying a custom Gourmet Picnic Basket during one of many evening concerts at the Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.

With world-class winter sporting and unmatched comfort and luxury, Deer Valley Resort has all the ingredients you need to plan the perfect vacation. Find out more at DeerValley.com.

New Adventures

Sure, skiing and snowboarding are awesome, but you don’t have to get stuck in a rut. Deer Valley has a flurry of fun winter activities you won’t find just anywhere.

For thrills, look no further than the nearby Utah Olympic Park, an interactive monument to the 2002 Winter Games. Take the ride of a lifetime down the 2002 Olympic bobsled track with the can’t-miss Comet Bobsled; go extreme ziplining down one of the steepest ziplines in the world; or test your strength and agility on the Summit Adventure Course.

Other attractions include dogsledding, all-season fly- fishing, hot air balloon rides and snowmobile tours. There’s plenty of adventure to go around

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