Get ready for some perfect powder on your next ski vacation. Salt Lake City is a hub for amazing ski resorts and mountainside resorts. Experience the Ski City culture that feels like living in a winter wonderland dream. After a long day of hitting the slopes, where better to relax and refresh than at one of Utah’s best ski resorts?

Where will you find a ski escape?

With each Utah having its own unique options, it can be hard to pick your perfect resort. Whether you’re looking for something a little closer to town or you’d rather be right in the middle of it all, you can find your perfect match with one of these Salt Lake City ski resorts.

Marriott Mountainside Resort

Nothing is better than having the opportunity for ski-in/ski-out from your resort, and this access is available to all guests at Marriott’s Mountainside Resort. This option is close to historic Park City’s Main Street for access to the famous Sundance Festival and other shopping and dining options. The resort offers complimentary fitness classes, spacious rooms, a heated pool, and access to their Silver King Theater.

The Cliff at Club Snowbird

This resort is right in the middle of it all, with downhill and cross-country skiing onsite. The Cliff offers an array of upscale amenities, including an Olympic-sized pool, 4 restaurants, 3 lounges, and much more. The spa is incredibly large and worth taking a trip to. Downtown Salt Lake City is also just a 30-minute drive away.

Marriott’s Summit Watch

This exclusive resort has everything you need for the best ski vacation. You'll have access to 3 ski areas right from the front door. Historic Park City is just down the street for all kinds of family fun. During your stay, try out the heated pools, fitness centre, or some of the daily activities onsite.

The best ski town activities to try

With the 2002 Winter Olympics having been hosted at Salt Lake City, there are all kinds of fantastic restaurants, activities, and resorts to try. Whether you prefer the seclusion of the mountains or big city activities, Salt Lake has it all.

Ski, hike, bike, snowshoe, and more

Of course, what else would you do on your trip up to the slopes? Try 1 world-class ski resort or try them all! You’ll find powder like no other in the Rocky Mountains. If you’ve had your fill of skiing and snowboarding, give some other outdoor activities a try, like hiking some beautiful mountain trails, mountain biking, or snowshoeing. Many Utah ski resorts also offer equipment rentals for your enjoyment.

Savour local foods on the mountain

Try some of the fantastic restaurants peppered around the ski towns – you won’t regret it. Between learning to ski and enjoying the views, you’ll need to refuel at some point, and it won’t be hard to find a delicious place to stop by. Give some local coffee or brews a try, or sit down at a cafe in town and take in the Ski City culture. You can get delicious food at your resort restaurant, or you could take a trip to town and find great options there.

In-town attractions for everyone

Head up to Park City or into Salt Lake City and check out some of the local culture and history. Give the Utah Museum of Fine Arts a visit for some incredible art. You'll find many other museum and gallery options, too, for the whole family to enjoy. You can head down to Temple Square and see the most popular attraction in the city or spend your afternoon in some of the best upscale shopping options and world-class malls.