With an easily accessible international airport and many of the ski resorts located just outside of Salt Lake City, your family can visit a different resort each day.

What Makes Utah Unique

Utah has 13 of the most famous and fun ski resorts imaginable. Resorts at Alta, Brian Head, Brighton, The Canyons, Deer Valley, Park City, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin, Solitude, and all the Salt Lake City area ski resorts all offer completely different atmospheres and excellent snow and winter activities. World-class ski and snowboarding facilities are yours to enjoy in Utah.

Major Ski Resorts

You'll find mountains like Alta where skiing is taken seriously with no terrain park for snowboarding. Snowbird offers an elegant resort atmosphere. These two resorts even share lift tickets so you can experience both resorts for the price of one. Two dozen restaurants and over two dozen lifts, and almost 5,000 skiable acres with hundreds of inches of snow per year—Alta and Snowbird are top ski destination for adults. Brian Head resort offers more for families like ice skating, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, a snow tubing park, and nearby national parks to enjoy. Beginner's and children's runs make this a great family resort. Nearby Cedar City offers even more family ski and riding run.

Brighton offers action just a half an hour from Salt Lake City with over 200 skiable acres, night skiing, and Solitude is only another 10 minutes away with over 1,200 acres, bowls, and a terrain park. Park City, Deer Valley and The Canyons get about 355 inches of snow per year, and the cluster of resorts offers up skiing for beginners and experts, as well as top rated terrain parks, chutes, bowls, and half pipes. Snowbasin and Powder Mountain are also among Salt Lake area resorts, with Snowbasin having hosted events during the 2002 Olympics.

Stay in ski chalets, cottages, condominiums, resorts, and vacation rental homes, with the ski resort areas having many options including some slope-side lodging and on-mountain lodging for people that love to ski and snowboard. With the many different resorts in Utah, and the many different activities from hitting that half pipe to mastering the chutes and bowls, or heading out in a snowcat for a back-country ski adventure, there's no reason everyone can't find the perfect ski resort and snow experience in Utah.

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