1. Experience Park City from the Sky
Hot air ballooning is one of the most unique and magical experiences Park City has to offer. There’s no better way to experience Park City’s beautiful fall colors than from a bird’s eye perspective. Whether it’s a group event or a romantic adventure for two, there are many hot air balloon companies in Park City that will accommodate your group, and discounted pricing for larger groups is usually available. Don’t miss out on the in-flight photos or the champagne toast! Click here for company contact information on Hot Air Balloon Rides in the area.
2. Attend the Autumn Classics Music Festival.
The Park City Autumn Classics Musical Festival brings together distinguished classical soloists in intimate, casual settings, giving guests a ‘living room concert’ experience that is hard to find anywhere else.
Part of the Park City Chamber Music Society, the Classics Festival is just a small part of the entire Park City Music Festival, Utah’s longest-running classical musical festival. This year they will be celebrating their 28th season of keeping the beauty of classical music alive in Park City.
3. Guided Historic Hike
All Seasons Adventures offers a wide variety of guided hiking tours for all levels of hikers. Choose from a full or half day hiking tour, or pick your hike based on scenery or skill level. Click here for a full list of hikes.
Prefer to hike solo? Park City Reservations is a fantastic research tool for planning you hike in Park City.
4. Go on a Fishing Trip
Fly Fishing is one of Park City’s most popular activities, and Park Plaza is located near by two of the area’s best rivers for fly fishing, The Provo and Weber rivers. Here you can find plenty of hefty brown trout, and if you venture to the Jordanelle Reservoir, you can find trout, smallmouth bass, and perch. Click here for more information on fly fishing in the area.
5. Enjoy a Round of Golf
Utah is home to several stunningly beautiful golf courses, many within short driving distance from Park City. There are a few world-class golf resorts in particular not to miss: the Tom Fazio course at Glenwild (recently voted Utah’s best golf course), the Pete Dye course at Promontory, the Jack Nicklaus Signature course at Park Meadows Country Club, and the Arnold Palmer course at The Jeremy Golf Club. In addition, a spectacular Mark O’Meara course has opened at Tuhaye, a new golf development located 10 minutes east of Park City. Plus, a Nicklaus Signature Course is scheduled to open later this year as Promontory’s second championship, par-72 layout. Click here for all the details on golf in the Park City area.
For a more complete descriptions of Golf Courses in the Park City area, click here.
6. Go on a hay ride
What could be better than viewing the beautiful Park City countryside than with your family and friends on a horse-drawn hay ride! Rocky Mountain Recreation offers a wagon ride complete with a delicious meal and snacks while on board.
7.Park City Gallery Stroll
On the last Friday of every month, Park City Gallery Association members offer a special showcase from 9:00-9:00pm, highlighting artists, special exhibits, and art events. It’s a free event that offers light refreshments for visitors. Come out for a stroll this fall before it gets too chilly out!
8. Take a Scenic Train Ride
Heber Valley Railroad is introducing their “Pumpkin Festival” train ride, a day full of entertainment, food, and activities that the whole family can enjoy. There is also a special Pumpkin Patch train ride, where passengers are transported to a private pumpkin patch open only to train passengers. After selecting your pumpkin, you can climb back on the train and carve your pumpkin while sipping hot cocoa.
They also offer three beautiful Scenic excursions that travels through some of the area’s most breath-taking scenery.
9. See a Show
The Egyptian Theatre has an impressive season lined up for this fall. Starting September 28th, come see Thriller! , put on by the Odyssey Dance Theatre company. Starting Oct. 8th, the theatre is offering Dinner and a Show– a $50 gift certificate to 350 Main Brasserie and a $50 giftcard to see a show at their theatre for only $59.
10. Grab a coffee from a local coffee shop.
Cooler weather is the perfect invitation to stop and grab one of those delicious pumpkin lattes, a mid day treat, and a chance to cozy up with good company over a cup o’ joe.
One of our favorites is ATTICUS Coffee, Books, & Tea. The shop hosts small events such as open mic nights and book signings, so you’ll never know what you’ll stumble in upon when entering. With over 10,000 books on hand, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
We’d suggest trying their signature Pumpkin Spice “frost” this season!