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Category - Things to Do

  • Ski City's Steamiest Dates

    Planning an anniversary or Valentine's Day ski vacation? Need some help deciding on the perfect evening out on the town with your honey? Or would you rather spend some time tucked away in the Wasatch Mountains far from the buzz of the city? Whether you’re looking for excitement or adventure,

  • The Vault Bar at Bambara: Sugar & Spice

    There's nothing better than a warm drink after a day in the cold smoke. The Vault Bar , located within the Hotel Monaco's Bambara Restaurant , offers this toasty, cozy cider in both a kid-friendly and adult version. The Vault’s bartender Andrew Aveyta designed his seasonal hot beverage, called Sugar &

  • Under Current: Classic Irish Coffee, Long December & Apple Toddy

    There's nothing better than a warm, boozy beverage after a snowy day playing in the mountains. We asked local bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drinks for the winter season and share recipes. This Broadway bar offers two distinct twists on hot coffee cocktails, and a tantalizing apple

  • Little Girl Skiing at Brighton

    Kids Under 10 Ski Free at Brighton

    When Tom Monterosso visited Utah on a snowboard trip as an East Coast-raised college student in the early 2000’s, he was immediately struck by Brighton’s expansive terrain and seemingly endless powder. After a few days exploring the resort’s winding trails and technical trees, he knew he would

  • J Wong's Asian Bistro: The Drunken Flower

    Here in Ski City we crave warm beverages after a snowy day playing in the mountains. We asked seven local bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drinks for the winter season and share recipes and tips for packing them along for a blast of warmth (and courage) in between runs. One of

  • Unique to Salt Lake: Destination Shopping

    You came for the skiing and snowboarding, but you'll want to spend some time exploring shops and boutiques that you can only find here in Ski City, from unique book shops to bespoke clothiers. They're worth bringing out an extra bag to carry your treasures home. Ken Sanders Rare Books Ken Sanders

  • Experience Ski City’s Snowbird Resort

    This four-season resort is nestled away among the picturesque Wasatch Mountains’ Little Cottonwood Canyon . Make sure to bring your camera. The sights are so gorgeous, you'll be snapping a pic every few minutes. We guarantee it. It boasts Utah’s longest ski season but the thrills don’t end when the

  • A Day at Brighton

    A lot of Salt Lake locals are raised skiing and boarding at Brighton —so it strikes a fond memory in many a heart. Not only is it relatively inexpensive compared to other resorts, it also offers night-skiing, which appeals to high-schoolers riding the Ski Bus up after class to practice in the

  • You Need to Ski Alta

    Alta is about skiing, pure and simple. (In fact, love it or hate it, they're one of the only resorts in the U.S. that's still skiers-only.) They don't bother much with frills—sure, you can find a decent bite on the mountain, but they shy away from the theme park-esque attractions embraced by many

  • What to Do After The Slopes in Ski City

    WHAT TO DO AFTER THE SLOPES You spent the day on the mountain shredding that classic Utah powder. But it's only 4 p.m. Time on the hill always works up a hunger and a powerful need for a drink. There are plenty of excellent spots close to Utah’s greatest resorts that are perfect for the time-honored