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This 19th-century thoroughfare has been a premier shopping area since merchants set up shops catering to the town's founding miners. Shops, restaurants, bars and recreational service providers crowd into the old wooden building that line both sides of the street. Specialty shops range from Tiff's to Hay Charlie, and restaurants range from the trendy Zoom to the hopping Wasatch Brew Pub. Park City's nightlife is also centered here, with the Egyptian Theatre performances and an array of club action. The shop hours vary.
With more than 660 acres (270 hectares) of snow-making capability, the Deer Valley Resort ranks among the finest ski areas in the United States. Guests arriving by car are greeted by porters who tote skis to racks so that skiers can park and dress unencumbered. While snowboarding is not allowed, the resort delights winter sports lovers with 2,026 acres (820 hectares) of skiable area, offers exhilarating chairlift rides that afford dazzling views of the surrounding vistas, and entices outdoor enthusiasts with a bevy of other amenities that will ensure their experience is a memorable one. Activities to enjoy during the warmer months include hiking and mountain biking.
Set amidst the beauty of Utah, Jordanelle State Park surrounds the Jordanelle Reservoir, which is full of natural wildlife. The park consists of two facilities, the Hailstone Recreation Site and Rock Cliff Recreation Site. There are many camping facilities at both places, making it a great place to take a vacation. The reservoir provides a bounty of fish, almost 200 species of birds for watching, numerous trails, and a great place for water enthusiasts to waterski, wakeboard, and have a good time.
Located inside the Utah Olympic Park, entry to this museum is free for all. Dedicated to the man who was named Utah's Athlete of the 20th Century, Alf Engen was a skiing legend who shaped the ski culture and won many races over the years. The museum has many interactive features including a chance to take simulated ski run from the 2002 Winter Olympics. The video and sound will make you feel like a champion and will definitely take you through an enthralling experience.
Home to the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, the Utah Olympic Park is open to sporting fans of all ages. Guided tours let you explore the top of the highest Nordic Jump, the world's fastest bobsled, luge and skeleton track or even watch aspiring Olympians train for the next Games. Tours are offered every day and include admission to the Alf Engen Ski Museum/2002 Legacy Gallery featuring interactive and virtual exhibits including an Olympic downhill course. If a tour isn't exciting enough, jump into the action at 80 mph on a bobsled ride down the Olympic track with a professional driver, dropping 435 feet on the world's steepest zipline, or taking a luge, skeleton or Nordic jumping introductory camp. Please note that while access to the park, museums and hiking trails are free, there may be a fee involved for many of the activities offered on site.
Diesel and steam engine trains travel along this historic railroad line through beautiful Soldier Hollow, Provo Canyon and Heber Valley. In wintertime, pot-bellied stoves keep riders warm inside passenger cars. Year-round, passengers may choose to ride in open-air cars for the full train journey experience. Try a train ride in autumn, you will be amazed by all of the colors that grace the mountains. The ride is great fun for kids. Calling ahead for tickets is strongly advised.