Kimball Junction is an area just 6 miles north of Park City in Summit County, Utah. The terrain is rugged and mountainous, with the highest elevation of all the counties in Utah. Kimball Junction is best known as a part of Park City, an upscale getaway for those in nearby Salt Lake City and beyond. It’s particularly popular in the winter and summer seasons as a resort destination. With over 251 retail stores and 11, 354 restaurant seats, it’s not hard to see why. Park City has honed its tourism industry to welcome travelers all year round.
The Kimball Junction Center is a main stop for first-timers to the area. It’s where guests can grab a quick pick-me-up, get staff recommendations, or find exclusive offers for deals in town. There’s another visitor information center inside the Park City Museum in Park City’s historic district. You’ll find visitor information specialists who’ll be more than happy to share their 35+ years of collective experience with you. Park City is home to some of the best ski resorts in the nation. The Park City Mountain Resort, The Canyons and Deer Valley Resort are all top-notch destinations in the winter. The town’s Main Street is part of the historic district, where old homes and stores have been carefully preserved or restored. Cruising around town is a great way to learn about the local history. The Utah Olympic Park is fun for all, with an Olympic Museum, Flying Ace Show and activities such as ziplining and bobsledding. The Alpine Coaster is ideal for thrill seekers who want to see Park City at high speed. This semi-roller coaster will fly you through a mile of Park City’s fine mountain scenery. If you visit Park City in the winter, Gorgoza Park is a popular tubing site for tourists. Out-of-town guests also enjoy the Tanger Outlets.
The Guardsman Pass Scenic Byway is the road you want to take if you’re heading out of Kimball Junction. It’s also a short drive if you want to take a sightseeing day trip. Kimball Junction is 35 minutes from Salt Lake City, if you want to see what Utah’s capital has to offer. The city’s Temple Square, Salt Lake Tabernacle and Liberty Park are noted sights downtown. If you’re feeling like a fish out of water in Kimball Junction, Strawberry Reservoir is home to quality trout and salmon. This number one fishery in Utah is 50 miles from Kimball Junction. The site offers activities like boating and mountain biking in the summer, and skiing and snowmobiling in the winter. Rockport State Park is a day trip for outdoor enthusiasts just waiting to happen. There’s a 3-mile, man-made lake for all sorts of water activities like windsurfing and kayaking. Wildlife watching and hiking are popular activities at Rockport State Park as well. It’s just 17 miles away, perfect for a picnic, a day trip, or even an overnight camping excursion. Heber Valley Railroad is also around 17 miles away, and is ideal for those who like trains, history or fine scenery. Guests can take a ride on the 100-year-old excursion train, or sign up for a themed trip like the murder mystery tour, sunset excursion or “Polar Express” Christmas Trip.
Park City’s accommodations are as diverse as they come. Four key areas for finding lodgings are Deer Valley, Park City’s Main Street area, Canyons Village and the outlying areas. Deer Valley is the ideal neighborhood supreme luxury and extreme comfort. But there’s nothing stuffy or hoity toity about the accommodations you’ll find here. Deer Valley Resort is one of the top three resort destinations of Park Slope, so you’ll have activities and facilities at your fingertips. Park City’s Main Street area is for all the social butterflies who prefer to flit about rather than spend an evening in. There’s no shortage of things to do—day or night—in this neighborhood. Staying near Canyons Village has its perks. You’ll be near the largest ski resort in North America and just 4 miles from Main Street. There are also plenty of vacation homes, lodges, hotels, B&Bs, campsites and cabins available in Park City’s surrounding areas. If you want to stay in the Kimball Junction neighborhood, you’ll be near the Tanger Outlets.
Kimball Junction is just just off I-80 at exit 145, if you’re driving into town. If you need to catch a flight, the closest airport is Salt Lake International Airport, just 35 minutes away. There are several transportation options that will get you from the airport to Park City including limos, vans and buses. Once you make it into town, Kimball Junction gets free local transit courtesy of Park City. The intra-city transit system includes routes to Canyons Village, Deer Valley Resort Park Meadows, Pinebrook and Thaynes Canyon (to name a few) in addition to Kimball Junction. Park City also offers trolleys that run along Main Street to Old Town Transit Center, with connections to main routes and hubs. Taxis, private charters and bike rentals are transportation alternatives that come with a cost.
Looking for a vacation rental in Kimball Junction? Tripping.com has 396 vacation rental homes available in Kimball Junction. You'll find 1 studios, 141 1-bedroom, 96 2-bedroom and 158 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from $55 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Kimball Junction is $242 while the average price of a weekly rental is $5368. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Kimball Junction home is $22637.
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