For those who like to experience a lot on their ski vacation, Salt Lake City, Utah is an excellent choice. With nearly 10 mountain resorts within an hour or so of one another, it's easy to hop around and experience it all. You probably don't need to, though, because most resorts now offer a host of year-round attractions. Here's a round up of the best summer and winter activities:

Utah winter activities

  • Skiing + snowboarding at top resorts
  • Snow tubing at Gorgoza Park in Park City
  • Experiencing the Olympic Park (ice skating, bob sled, etc) in Park City
  • Backcountry, snowcat tours from Alta or Snowbird
  • Artists workshops at Sundance Resort
  • Shopping in historic downtown Park City

Utah summer activities

  • Fly fishing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Hiking at top resorts
  • Downhill mountain biking at Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley Resort and Snowbird