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How to Have the Best Ski Vacation Ever | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog Sadly, ski season doesn't last forever, unless you're heading to the French Alps. Or Austria. Or Ger...

How to Become America's Largest Ski Resort

Kari Haugeto | Posted 03.25.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Creating America's largest ski resort looks simple on paper. Take two ginormous ski areas -- Park City and Canyons -- build a connecting lift, and behold: America's biggest mountain destination! It's not that simple in practice.

Winter Activities in Park City, Utah

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Perhaps the most famous of Park City's winter attractions, the Sundance Film Festival is truly an event for the ages.

America's Best Ski Towns | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel

Shorter days, cold weather, lousy produce: there's much to dislike about winter. Indeed, surveys of public opinion routinely find that winter is Ameri...

Reflections of Sundance!

Jim Worth | Posted 02.17.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Worth

Set in the surreal, celluloid and white powder coalesce spurring the imagination in a way unparalleled by any other film event.

Wines to Pair With the Sundance Film Festival

Kirsten Fox | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste
Kirsten Fox

My little mountain town of Park City, Utah, will be invaded, as it is every year at the end of January, by the People-In-Black, "PIBs" as they're affectionately referred to by the locals.

Where Hollywood A-Listers Hang Out During Sundance in Park City

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 01.12.2016 | Travel
Oscar Raymundo

Chances are your favorite indie movie of all time -- whether that'd be Reservoir Dogs, Garden State, Memento, Heathers, Tangerine, or American Psy...

Project Ski Family: Park City, Utah

Max Gladwell | Posted 01.11.2016 | Travel
Max Gladwell

Park City Ski Resort connects with The Canyons in a $50-million upgrade that makes it the largest ski resort in the United States. And it's the next ...

Stein Eriksen: A Remembrance

Jon Weisberg | Posted 01.04.2016 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Superstar skier Stein Ericksen died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah. He was 88. He won the gold medal for Giant Slalom in the 1952 Winter Olympics, held in his native, Norway. A few years later, in 1954, he took three golds in the World Championships in Sweden.

The Older Skier's Guide To America's Biggest Ski Resort

Jon Weisberg | Posted 12.29.2015 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

If you're a senior skier with Park City in mind, here's what you need to know to maximize the experience with the greatest comfort and lowest impact on your budget.

The Lowdown on Snow at 10 Major Ski Resorts

Joy Pecknold | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Ski season. Yes, Christmas too, which is really just a time-off opportunity so one can hit the slopes. With ...

Park City Point-2-Point: An 80-Mile Singletrack Bike Review

Max Gladwell | Posted 09.21.2015 | Sports
Max Gladwell

"How many more miles do we have?" I ask. I'm at the final aid station of the 2015 Park City Point-2-Point (PCP2P) mountain bike race, an off-road cycling epic unlike any other in the world.

The Big Challenge I'm Setting For My 50th Birthdday

Melissa Marsted | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty
Melissa Marsted

My 50th birthday is just a few weeks away, so I've been training for my first 50k race, along the Oregon Coast this October. As a bit of a tune up, earlier this month I ran the Park City Half Marathon.

To Exceed Your Expectations, Increase Them

Melissa Marsted | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Melissa Marsted

In 1995, six months after the birth of my first son and less than three weeks after I had turned 30, I found myself at the starting line of the St. George (Utah) Marathon, a downhill 26.2 mile route passing the Veyo Volcano, into Snow Canyon and the city of St. George.

Don't Run Away From the Fire. Run Towards a New Life.

Melissa Marsted | Posted 08.05.2015 | Divorce
Melissa Marsted

The night after the 2008 Santa Barbara Tea Fire -- which destroyed my house -- was the last time my then-husband and I would be in a room together with our kids. We switched channels between the local news and The Wizard of Oz.

Top Five Reasons Park City, Utah Is a Foodie Mecca

Elycia Rubin | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Elycia Rubin

Mention Park City, Utah and visions of powder-covered slopes, summertime mountain biking, the 2002 Winter Olympics, and the annual Sundance Film Festival instantly come to mind. And, now, after a memorable visit to this year-round wonderland, I'm adding food lover's paradise to the short list.

How One Frozen Chicagoan Ditched Sun For Snow: Finding Peace in the Powder of Park City

Amy Tara Koch | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Amy Tara Koch

A ski trip had never given me the come hither. Aside from being remarkably uncoordinated and plagued by back problems and, I reside in the bone chilling tundra of Chicago, trekking to snow felt idiotic when I could revel in sub-zero temps at home.

Room With a View: 11 Hotels With Incredible Vistas

Oyster | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel

We've trekked from coast to coast seeking out the best views this country has to offer (tough work, but someone's got to do it).

Facebook Stole My Creative Mojo and I Want It Back

Maile Keone | Posted 09.05.2014 | Technology
Maile Keone

My life became about crafting 140 characters, where it used to be about crafting hundreds of words.

Slushing in Utah at the End of Ski Season

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.22.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

We're here on the weekend when most of the well-known resorts close. Great timing, I know. Among them: Deer Valley and the Canyons near Park City, and up around Ogden, Snowbasin.

5 Purpose-Built Mountain Bike Trails That Deliver Stoke and Sustainability

Liftopia | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel

These trails aren't your average single-track, they are designed with bikes in mind, incorporating features like rolling terrain, banked turns, jumps, boardwalks over soft/sensitive areas, and uniform surfaces. In other words: they are FUN!

The 5 Coolest Distilleries in the World

Vayable | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel

The art of alcohol distillation dates back to some of the earliest civilizations. Today, the practice continues and we highlight some of the coolest places in the world to sip on spirits while gaining an insider view on how they're made.

6 Winter Games Getaways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The Sochi Winter Games are nearly over, but fervor is at a fever pitch (let's just say I've been Googling "where to learn bobsleigh").

Skiing Park City, a Love Story

Fathom | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel

The best thing about skiing around Salt Lake City is there's no need to commit to one ski resort. You're in Utah. You can marry them all.

10 Incredible Million Dollar Ski Houses

Home Away | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Home Away

The best ski homes don't just sit near the best slopes, they ooze luxury and tempt you to never leave. With style, comfort and amazing views, these 10 ski homes let you live like a local -- a very wealthy local -- in the best ski resorts in the world.