Utah is known around the world for its fantastic ski resorts and is a world renowned winter sports destination, thanks to the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City that helped to cement Utah’s place on the world stage. There are plenty of winter activities on offer in Utah and one of the best things about it is that there are some outstanding neighborhoods right on the doorstep of the ski resorts. Utah homebuilders are creating fantastic communities that are well located for heading up to the resorts during your free time. So arrange your home decorations, perfect your home decor and head out to the slopes.
One of the most well known ski areas in Utah, as a result of its film festival, Sundance is the ideal place to escape for the weekend. With spectacular views, a range of runs for all abilities and scenic dining opportunities, Sundance provides everything you’ll need for winter relaxation. Plus, don’t forget about the Sundance Film Festival. It begins on January 24th and runs through February 4th in Park City.
Beacon Hill in Highland is a superb community that is within close proximity to Sundance Mountain Resort and all the winter fun on offer. In a little over 30 minutes from Highland you can be enjoying time with your family on the slopes. Eagle Ridge and the Crossing at Traverse in Lehi are also ideally located for spending your free time skiing in Sundance. Plus with these great communities you can also make the most of the wonderful mountain views from your home and you’re close to fantastic schooling and amenities.
Solitude Mountain Resort
Solitude Mountain Resort offers 65 runs over 1,200 acres to keep even the most experienced skier entertained. But it’s not just for expert level skiers, it’s ideal for beginners and families too. In terms of apres-ski, there’s a picturesque village with Swiss style chalets and plenty of places to eat and drink after your adventurous day in the snow.
Copper Valley community in West Jordan could be the perfect place for you to call home. Just 30 minutes from Solitude Mountain Resort, you could wake up at home in the morning and be hitting the slopes before the rest of the visitors have even had breakfast. The picturesque community of Midas Creek in South Jordan is also an ideal neighborhood to combine your love of skiing with spacious homes and lots of amenities, being around 35 minutes from Solitude.
Snowbasin may just be one of the best areas in the country for skiing. And you can even get the chance to ski the same routes that the Olympic skiers ran back in 2002, both the men’s and women’s downhill courses are at Snowbasin. Plus there’s 3,000 acres of skiing to keep you entertained as long as you want.
But if you’re looking to spend as much time on the slopes as possible it’s best to live nearby. And one of the best places to live for easy access to the snow is South Weber. Canyon Meadows is the perfect community in South Weber, offering luxury homes and access to excellent schooling and amenities; and you can be on the slopes at Snowbasin in around 25 minutes.