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If you've always wanted to zoom down the Rocky Mountains and enjoy the breathtaking scenery; then a visit to Snowbird gives you a great place to explore this famous mountain range. With a thick covering of powder-like snow during the colder months, it provides the perfect ski or snowboarding conditions, and during the warmer months the lush green trails can be hiked or biked for some spectacular views. The area is just a short drive from the bustle of Salt Lake City, yet thanks to its location it feels like an isolated and relaxing spot.

Things to see

The Snowbird Ski Resort is at the heart of the Rocky Mountains, and during the winter season has miles of perfect powdery snow and lush green pines covering the mountain. There are many different trails available, from thrilling to serene depending on the kind of skiing you enjoy. At the foot of the mountain you can enjoy modern facilities, with a glass fronted bar and restaurant that gives you breathtaking views of the area. Alta Ski Area is just to the east of Snowbird and offers a family-friendly ski experience with plenty of different trails and a Nordic ski area. Here you'll find plenty of modern facilities with a large ski shop and places to relax after a day on the slopes. When the snow melts there's still plenty to do, and both ski resorts have a fun and full summer program when the mountains turn from white to bright green. In warmer months you can go hiking, see the views from the lifts, and enjoy spotting the playful wildlife such as deer who live in the area.

Hotels in Snowbird

There are a handful of ski resorts and hotels in Snowbird and the surrounding areas, most of them focused on visitors who are here to ski or explore the mountains. You'll find contemporary hotels with features such as outdoor pools, ski storage, saunas, business centers, free WiFi, and ski shuttle services. There are also lots of little extras that you can enjoy for a small surcharge such as in-room childcare and room service. Guestrooms also have plenty of amenities, and you can relax and enjoy extras such as premium bedding, balconies, complimentary toiletries, cable television, pay movies, refrigerators, and microwaves.

Where to stay

Snowbird is set in a beautifully isolated spot of the Rocky Mountains, although there's easy access through the roads. Snowbird itself is mainly focused on ski and summer resorts, and the city of Sandy to the west is the closest metropolitan area. Here you'll find a large mall, a busy downtown area with lots of community events, and lots of parks and family-friendly attractions for those on vacation. It's also part of the Trax light rail system that connects the Salt Lake City area, and you'll find many commuters living in this quiet city.

How to get to Snowbird

Salt Lake City International Airport is a busy hub which has flights arriving from across the USA and Canada. Many visitors choose to drive to Snowbird, with the journey taking about 45 minutes, or take one of the private shuttle services that depart from the airport terminal. During the ski season there are also bus services that run from downtown Salt Lake City to Snowbird, with stops at the major resorts and ski areas. Salt Lake City Intermodal Hub is also on the Amtrak California Zephyr line with trains towards Chicago and Emeryville, and from here you can take the local train service to Sandy which is close to Snowbird.