How to Spend a Snowy 24 Hours Near Park City, Utah

There’s Snow Place Like This

Near the Park City ski resorts in Utah, Black Rock Mountain Resort has a world of adventure at its door. Within the resort, take refuge in spacious suites with breathtaking views and dozens of amenities to help you unwind. You could spend a week exploring the vibrant area and enjoying the thrill of the slopes, but if you only have one day, here are our top ways to spend 24 hours at Black Rock Mountain Resort. Winter Weekend Getaway


7 a.m. Winter Weekend Getaway

Salt Lake City Arrival

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From the Salt Lake City International Airport, Black Rock Mountain Resort is just 35 minutes away. If you have ski or snowboarding gear with you, you can request an “Uber Ski” to get a vehicle that can accommodate all of your equipment.


8 a.m. Winter Weekend Getaway

Room Service Breakfast

Enjoy a leisurely start in your suite at Black Rock Mountain Resort by ordering room service so you can eat breakfast while wearing cozy robes and slippers by your own private fireplace, taking in the gorgeous view of Deer Valley.


9 a.m. Winter Weekend Getaway

Hit the Slopes

Take the hotel shuttle to Deer Valley Resort. As one of the top ski resorts in the US, Deer Valley is a ski-only mountain, featuring more than 2,000 acres of terrain over six mountain peaks and 21 chairlifts.



Seafood Affair

Ski-in (or take the gondola up) to a seafood spread atop Deer Valley Resort. Rime Seafood + Raw Bar is a fine-dining experience that effortlessly blends sea and snow.


1:30 p.m.

Après Ski on Main St

Charming Main St still retains its historic mining town vibe, but it has added on fantastic modern restaurants and bars. Check out Old Town Cellars, a winery located in the heart of Park City that blends and bottles its own wines.

3 p.m.

Game Time

Back at Black Rock Mountain Resort, get a friendly competition going in the member’s lounge. If you have kids, they’ll love the arcade next door. Choose from game options in the lounge, which include shuffleboard, Xbox and PlayStation games, ping-pong, pool tables and bubble hockey.


4 p.m. Winter Weekend Getaway

Heat Things Up

As the afternoon begins to fade into evening time, head down to the year-round heated pool and hot tub. The best feature? The entire patio is heated, so you can walk around barefoot on a warm deck, even as the snow glistens nearby.


7 p.m.

Wind it Down

After a shower, head down to the Black Rock Mountain Resort lobby to cuddle up by one of two huge fireplaces with a cocktail from On the Rocks. A live piano player will add ambiance while that signature cocktail eases you into dinner.


8 p.m. Winter Weekend Getaway

Dinner With a View

Indulge in a multicourse dinner at Overlook Restaurant with a menu focused on the produce from the region’s microclimates. Look for local delicacies incorporated into the menu, such as Cache Valley cheeses, Green River melons, Sanpete County turkey and Bear Lake raspberries.


Black Rock Mountain Resort
909 W Peace Tree Trail
Heber City, UT 84032


Photography Provided By: Mark 25 Homes and Park City Chamber/Bureau

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Michelle Stansbury is a San Diego-based freelance writer who writes about travel, food, cocktails, and events. Misuse of the word ""literally"" drives her figuratively insane.




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