As each community around the country strengthens its stance to help slow the spread of COVID-19, many of us are finding ourselves inside our homes instead of on vacation. Though the closing of ski resorts around North America has indeed been unfortunate, we can take solace knowing that even from the comfort of our homes we can still keep the adventure alive. Whether you’re watching a movie favorite, catching up on your reading, or trying a new online fitness class, there are several ways you can still live adventurously through these difficult times.
Watch a Classic Ski Movie
Even though Deer Valley and other ski resorts are closed for the season, you can still get your ski fill from some classic ski movies. Available for free on powder.com, all you need is a bowl of popcorn and your season stoke to keep the adventure alive. You can also find ski movies on Youtube, Redbull.com, and more to catch big lines, steep slopes, and community spirit.
Read an Adventure Novel
Tuck into an adventure read to pass the time while keeping your own adventure alive. Read a book about skiing if you’re still longing for the slopes, or dive into some classic adventure novels to fill your days of social distancing. Not only can you fill your time with entertainment while engaging your brain, but you can also picture yourself in far off places on wild adventures all without leaving the comfort of your couch or reading nook.
Go for a Hike on a Local Trail
If permitted in your area, looking for safe opportunities to get outside can do wonders for moral and overall well being. Whether you’re getting out for a walk around the park or heading up to a local trail, fresh air is always recommended. Aside from getting your steps in, it can also distract you from refreshing social media or news pages and allow you some time away to recharge and clear your head. When spending time outdoors, be sure to practice CDC recommended social distancing to help protect yourself, your family, and the community.
Go for a Run or a Bike Ride
Again, if permitted in your area, running or biking is another great way to get out of the house and live your adventure. Try a new route or bring along a household family member to reconnect. Keeping yourself moving and engaged will help you stay fit and give you a little taste of adventure right out of your front door.
Here at The Chateaux Deer Valley, we are definitely missing our guests. We hope each and everyone of you are staying safe while still being able to experience a bit of adventure wherever you are. If you would like to make a reservation for a future stay, please contact our helpful and friendly Reservations team and they will do their best to answer questions and keep you updated on this ever changing situation.
Spring break has arrived. Bluebird days, warmer temperatures, and the promise of summer urges everyone to get out and about. Park City hosts a plethora of activities for you and your family to make your spring break one to remember. From spring skiing on the slopes of Deer Valley resort to lively après and activities for the entire family, The Chateaux Deer Valley and our mountain town is the perfect spring break destination.
Ski at Deer Valley
March and April on the slopes of Deer Valley are less crowded than the early winter months but still deliver excellent conditions. The Chateaux Deer Valley is located just across the street from Silver Lake, allowing you convenient access to the slopes. Gear up with rentals and any clothing you may have forgotten at our onsite Ski ‘N See Shop. In addition to smaller crowds, March and April also deliver spring corn skiing, pond skim, and more. Be sure to join in the spring festivities during your spring break. See the full list of Deer Valley spring activities here.
After a day on the slopes, head into Cena Ristorante & Lounge for some live music, delicious Italian cuisine, and beverages. The apres-ski menu runs from 3 pm to 5 pm and hosts some house favorites, including the Cena Burger and the Winter Margherita Pizza. Round out your meal with a beverage from our full-service bar or indulge in a delicious beer on tap.
You can also head over to our sister property, Stein Eriksen Lodge, for drinks, food, and arcade games in Champions Club. Your teens will love playing the world’s largest Pac Man, while the whole family can enjoy over-the-top milkshakes and ice cream sandwiches.
Woodward Park City
An excellent option for your lively kids and teens, Woodward Park City provides the ultimate in action sports. This new state-of-the-art facility hosts snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, and BMX. Spend your day on the slopes outdoors or indoors in the foam pits and on the Olympic-grade trampolines trying out new tricks and allowing your whole family to get all of their energy out.
Off the Slopes
After you’ve got a day or two in of skiing, be sure to check out other outdoor recreation options in the area. Try dog sledding for an afternoon, embark on a horse-drawn sleigh ride around picturesque Deer Valley Resort, or work up a sweat skate skiing on one of the many cross country ski trails in the area. You can also take your family down to Kimball Junction and spend a day at the Utah Olympic Park where you can go bobsledding, complete a ropes course, and visit the museum. Our knowledgeable and friendly Concierge staff can help you plan and reserve any of the many area attractions here in Park City.
Park City Attractions
For a cultural experience, head to one of Park City’s many museums and art galleries on Historic Main Street. Every half hour, a free shuttle departs from The Chateaux to take you to Historic Main Street, so you don’t have to worry about the stresses of parking or traffic. While you’re there, be sure to not only check out the galleries and museums, but also the many boutique shops and restaurants that line the street.
No matter what you and your family get up to for your spring break here in Park City, our team at The Chateaux Deer Valley is ready to help make it a trip of a lifetime. For any and all trip arrangements and questions, speak to one of our Concierge staff members, and they will help you with all of the details to make your trip one to remember.
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