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6 Advantages to Buying a Vacation Home in Park City

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Park City is one of the best cities for vacation. There is beautiful weather all-year-round, from warm summers great for golfing to cold winters great for skiing. It is also home to world-renowned skiing resorts. It also has a beautiful landscape highlighted by the Wasatch Mountain Range. It is a city where you would feel content to vacation every year, so now is the time to consider buying a vacation home in Park City.

The real estate market in Utah is friendlier than in any other state, making it just one of the reasons to buy a vacation home in this desirable location. Here are six 6 Advantages to Buying a Vacation Home in Park City:

  1. Real Estate Value is Stable in Park City

Utah has one of the friendliest real estate markets. Here, real estate values are so stable that the housing downfall of 2008 didn’t have much of a lasting impact. Prices didn’t fall that deep, and more importantly, the situation seems to have made real estate values even more stable today.

Home values have been rising steadily since 2008 and expect to remain stable in the coming years. When you are buying a vacation home in Park City, you will be making a substantial investment.


  1. It Will Save You Money on Your Own Vacation

Lodging is one of the highest costs of vacationing. Renting hotel rooms for the whole family is expensive. What’s more, there are restrictions on what you can do and when you can come and leave. Room service is costly, and the food and drinks aren’t always up to your expectations.

It is more comfortable and more affordable to buy a vacation home in Park City. You can come and leave as you like, bring your pets, cook home-made meals, and more – you own the place!

  1. Mortgages are Competitive

The current tax law states that you can write off as much as $750,000 in mortgage interests. Combined mortgages for two homes cannot total or exceed $750,000. However, it can be a benefit to consider when buying a vacation home in Park City, Utah. 

  1. Make Additional Income from a Vacation Home

Many other people agree that staying at a hotel during your vacation has more shortcomings than benefits. To this end, a lot of people are willing to rent a vacation home whenever they are in Park City, and your vacation home can always be listed whenever you are not visiting. Renting out your vacation home in Park City will give you extra income to provide you with the financial flexibility you have been looking for.

Park City remains a top vacation destination. What’s more, you don’t have to worry about paperwork and maintenance. Professional rental management services such as iTrip Park City, a leading rental management company, will get you the best deals while also working around the clock to ensure that your vacation home’s privacy and security remain intact.


  1. Park City Truly is a Top Vacation Destination

Park City truly is one of the top vacation destinations in the U.S. The city is home to several world-renowned ski resorts and year-round activities for the whole family. The summers are warm, and the winters are just cold enough for an exciting ski vacation. Besides skiing, other winter activities include tubing, riding horse-drawn sleighs, snowshoe guides, and taking snowmobile tours. The city also hosts its annual winter Sundance Film Festival where you can meet some upcoming Hollywood big-wigs.


The summer also offers a wide range of outdoor activities, ranging from hiking and mountain-climbing for those seeking a challenge to golfing for those seeking to take it easy. Main Street is also robust and beautiful during summer. You can expose your kids to some exotic culture and history by giving them tours of the Park City Museum or Egyptian Theatre.



  1. Park City is the Kind Of Place You Want to Come Home To.

Park City is the kind of place you can make lasting memories with your family and friends. Considering its proximity to Salt Lake City Airport, it is easy to come and go whenever you wish. When you buy a vacation home in Park City, your family will look forward to visiting. You can quickly return to your new home whenever you want.

Final Thoughts

Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you can make. Before buying a vacation home in Park City, it is essential to consider all the critical factors, including property management. Park City is an excellent choice for those considering a second home. Contact us today or call (435) 655-5834 719) 539-6953 to find out more about our property management services. 


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Fun Summer Activities in Park City for Families and Couples

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Bright yellow sunflowers up close to show fun summer activities to do in Park City

Summer is here! Park City provides the perfect scene for a week-long or weekend getaway for families and couples alike. Find fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples. Your usual summer plans may be put on hold for this year so come and make new memories in the mountains!

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Thrill-seekers – seek no further, Utah’s longest mountain coaster opens July 2nd! If the Mountain Coaster is too extreme try the Alpine Slide! Fun for all ages! Click here for tickets and updated reopening dates.

 Also opening July 2nd is the Kids Ropes Course and Zipline at Park City Mountain. Providing kid-size challenges on the ropes course and kid-size thrills down the zip line! Perfect for an activity for all the kids in your family, closed-toe shoes required!  

Looking to beat the heat? Park City offers several water sports and swimming options. Enjoy a day in the pool at the MARC Aquatic Center, have fun on the water slide and water playground! Click here for tickets. 

Jordanelle Lake in the summer showing things to do in the summer.

Prefer freshwater swimming, no problem! Visit the scenic Jordanelle Reservoir and plan to stay the whole day. You can rent a kayak or give paddleboarding a try. The Jordanelle Reservoir has everything you need to enjoy the day on the water. The marina is located in Jordanelle State park, while you are there you could also spend time on hiking trails or enjoy an afternoon of bird watching. On the eastern side of the park is the Rock Cliff Recreation Area, here you will find elevated boardwalks, interpretive tour guides across wetlands and rivers. 

One of Utah’s most unique water experience is a dip in the Homestead Crater. The Crater is a geothermal spring, hidden within a 55-foot tall, beehive-shaped limestone rock located on the Homestead property. Crater reservations can be made by phone for more information you can view their website here. This Crater is by far one my favorite fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples! 

Up close of fishing pole with a person's hand holding the fishing pole. Used to show that fishing is a great summer activity.

Take in the calm evening waters of the Deer Valley Ponds with a free fly casting lesson and tips from experts. Bonus points if you have your own rod, a limited number of rods will be provided. Once you have mastered casting there are many other fly fishing opportunities in Park City’s rivers. Head to where the Provo River carves right through the Heber Valley and rolls down Provo Canyon.

Summer brings excitement back to the hills of Park City, once the snow has melted visitors have access to over 90 hiking trails! Many family-friendly hikes and opportunities to learn about the history of Park City. Try a guided hike to a silver mine with a local tour guide, learn all about the silver mining town that Park City once was and how it became the world-famous ski destination. 

Black and white train with steam coming from the engine.

The historic Heber Valley railroad provides a great opportunity for families to ride the rails as they did in 1899. Looking for a themed outing, the Heber Creeper offers many themed rides including a fun Harry Potter Themed Wizard’s Train. Throw on your cloak, grab your wand, and enjoy the ride! Don’t miss the train on your list of fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples. 

You will definitely work up an appetite engaging in any of these activities, treat yourself to some local fare, and a beautiful drive out to Midway. Dairy Keen has been famous for its hand-dipped shakes, burgers, and fries since 1946! 

For a list of Dine-in restaurants click here. Alternatively, if you’re looking for something quick and easy, there’s nothing easier to eat on the go than a slice of pizza. Give Davanza’s a try! (We highly recommend a slice of the House Special.) Located right off Main St. in downtown Park City, take your slice and head over to Town Lift Plaza. If you have little ones with you there is lots of space for them to run! Click here to view their menu.

Travel to Park City soon to enjoy these fun summer activities in Park City for families and couples before winter arrives!

Hot tub overlooking green grass and the sun setting against the mountains.

Are you planning to vacation in Park City in the near future? Consider booking with iTrip Park City. With 75+ properties, 9 years of property management experience, and industry-leading tech; you’re sure to find something fantastic that suits your needs. iTrip Park City follows a strict protocol consistent with CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting each property under our care. Click here to view iTrip Park City’s cleaning SOP. 

Check out these additional resources to help you stay safe while traveling:

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Stay tuned for future posts including Summer activities that will keep you entertained in a safe fashion during your stay, and feature property highlights to help you decide which property best checks your boxes.  

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