Did you know that just outside of Park City, theres a wide open range of activities that you can enjoy all year round? Heres a quick look at one our favorite of the outlying areas Heber City and things you can do and see there.
Heber City is located just 15 to 20 minutes from Park City and is a wonderful town to visit. If you are a golf enthusiasts there are two great courses The Homestead and Wasatch State Park. Both of these courses offer golfers beautiful scenery to enjoy a round or two. Youll also find another 2 courses at Soldier Hollow State Park, which was the site of many of the Nordic events during the 2002 Olympics.
Railroad enthusiasts should not miss the historic Heber Valley Railroad. This attractions travels between the Heber Valley and Vivian Park in Provo Canyon and offers some spectacular scenery along the way.
In nearby Midway at the Homestead Resort, go diving in the Homestead Crater. This is a tower 55-feet tall, beehive shaped geo-thermal dome filled with 90 degree water. This is a favorite spot for scuba divers and other that want to experience an underground phenomenon.
Ice Castles in Midway is open from late December to March (weather permitting) and offers visitors a winter wonderland full of extreme ice sculptures. You can walk through archways, tunnels, glossy rooms during this architectural ice adventure.
The Jordanelle Reservoir and State Park offers a wide variety of recreational adventures. You can go boating, skiing, or paddle boarding on this expansive body of water. Fishing is abundant, and for those who prefer dry land, there are miles of hiking trails.
If you are looking for a snow-based adventure that doesnt involve skis or boards, check out Soldier Hollow Tubing. This attraction features 1,200 foot lift-served sliding lanes. You can enjoy this winter fun day or night, and youll love the wonderful sound system filling the air with your favorite tunes.
Take a tasty break and visit the Heber Valley Creamery. This creamery offers a variety of artisanal cheese and other dairy delights such as raw milk and ice cream. There are also several historical sites that you can visits such as Heber Fort and the Heber City Cemetery. One perennial favorite is the Commemorative Air Force Utah Wing Museum. This museum is home to many historic planes including many from World War II.
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