Park Plaza Resort
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Hit the Armstrong trail for a slow grind up to the top of Park City ski resort. It starts out nice and mellow but by the 2nd or 3rd mile you're legs and lungs are asking "why me"? You gain a couple thousand feet in less than 5 miles so by the time you hit the top, yes you're ready for the downhill. Grab the mid-mountain trail over to John's and …
... named Bar D and Hugo got a slightly smaller horse, a mustang, named Tonka.
The ride was a simple amble across beautiful meadows and aspen forests. We were surrounded by huge snow-dusted mountains which made the view in all directions awe-inspiring. Every once in a while we were able to go from a walk to a trot which was very exciting. It’s a tremendous feeling sitting on an animal that big. The horses were very ...
... the mountain side (ok, it was only a hill) in a toboggan run. So so good! To add to the day, we happened to visit the resort on the second day of their Ocktoberfest which runs every weekend from start of September and into October - now that's what I call a 'fest' - so we stopped and had a beer. After a second trip up and down the mountain ... you guessed it, Peruvian Express up, short walk [up!] then Snowbird ...
After our long drive yesterday we were all looking forward to a good nights sleep; however, our neighbors had a different idea. It was a noisy night and it seems these motorhome folks pack up at the ********** of dawn so they can hit the road early. Needless to say, all of us woke up needing a nap. We should have better luck tonight as ALL of our neighbors left ...
... to stay a live.
So we kept on the trail which did change names a few times and we stopped to ask a guy & gal which were just coming off the trail and we were wanting to know should we turn onto the road or take the trail. The guy said to stay on the trail and we would come out on North Temple the street where our motel was on.....The gal said this was her first bike ride of 12 miles and couldn't imagine going cross country on a bike, she was already feeling sore. I said ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPark Plaza Resort Park City
These rooms normally go for more than $300/night during peak ski season so getting it for 1/3 of that who can complain?
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