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Spring Skiing in Deer Valley through April 10, 2011

By lindsey
Mar 21, 2011

Spring Skiing at Deer Valley Resort

Spring has arrived to Park City and Deer Valley Resort, with 4 more weeks of skiing at Deer Valley, which closes April 10, 2011.  Spring skiing offers some of the greatest conditions of the year, especially with the intermittent winter storms, bringing powder one day, corn snow the next.  A few things to remember about spring skiing;  use plenty of sun screen, skiing early is best as afternoon snow can be more difficult, as well as tiring.  Corn snow is the condition before the snow gets to a mashed potatoes type consistency and but corn snowcan be almost as good as a powder day!  And, as always, the cure to tired legs is a hot tub and get ready for the next day of sunshine!

Looking for something more activities during your stay.  The Park City Calendar of Events lists everything from children's events, sporting events, music, film, and cultural events in Park City.

It may be the first week of spring, but winter weather is heading our way.  Get out and enjoy our Greatest Snow on Earth."

March is the time to visit Park City

By lindsey
Feb 21, 2011

Empire Luxury Lodging vacation rentalsMarch is the time to visit Park City and ski Deer Valley Resort.  It’s the best time to enjoy our “Greatest Snow on Earth,” not to mention some of the best skiing in the west.  Park City offers 3 world class ski resorts, including the number 1 resort in North America, 4  years in a row - Deer Valley Resort.

Did you also know Park City has over 100  restaurants and bars, with many on our famous historic Main Street.  And…did you know you don’t have a member of a private club now to have a drink in Utah?  This allows you to enter any Private Club on Main Street and not have to pay a membership to have a drink…!

Arrowleaf vacation rentals offer The ultimate condominium experience. These exquisite condos located in the exclusive region of Upper Deer Valley in Park City are sure to please the most discriminating guests. The property’s common space features a game room, coffee bars, plush lounges and private ski lockers. Outside your Deer Valley condo, find hot tubs with views of the slopes, an outdoor fire pit, cozy gathering areas plus heated underground parking. Inside our Park City vacation rentals, find beautifully-crafted and designed interiors with stunning views. As you exit the property, you are mere steps away from Deer Valley’s gorgeous Buck Run and the Strike Express high-speed quad chairlift. Expect all this and more with our Empire Pass lodging.Take advantage of the best vacation rental deals of the season by booking your lodging with Empire Luxury Lodging.

Larkspur luxury townhomes are located in The Village at Empire Pass, one of Deer Valley’s most exclusive, upscale ski-in, ski-out communities in Park City.  Featuring the best in design and comfort, you’ll find everything you need—stunning fireplaces, top of the line appliances, gorgeous decks, even private heated garages. Not only are you surrounded by Mountain vistas, but you need only to walk a across the street to arrive at Deer Valley’s Buck Run and the Strike Express high-speed quad chairlift. No more long lines at the bottom of the mountain—you have arrived at ski heaven.

Book your Deer Valley ski vacation today.   (888) 983-6747?

February Fun Events with Empire Luxury Lodging

By lindsey
Feb 05, 2011

February is the month to visit Park City, Utah

Skiing this season has been nothing short of fantastic!  Skiing has been incredible, especially with a few new inches over night and more on the way this week. If you have not been here yet this season I encourage you not to miss the fantastic conditions!

Valentines Day is just around the corner and I would highly recommend making reservations for The Mariposa!  It is Deer Valley’s most romantic dining experience and beyond the atmosphere, the food is over the top.

I recently had the opportunity to eat at Deer Valley’s Fireside Dining.  It was sooooo delicious!  The raclette cheese with their houseFireside Dining at Empire Lodge made fig mustard and the strawberry chutney with tarragon, veal stew, beat salad and white chocolate Grand Marnier are among my favorites.  I also had the privilege of taking the sleigh ride to complete the evening.  It is a great place to bring the entire family.

Another February fun adventure is snowmobiling at Deer Valley’s Summit Meadows Adventures which is located just outside of Park City.  It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your friends and family.  We had an awesome time in the meadow while getting to know the machine. But nothing beats the views back into Park City; I almost forgot how beautiful it is.

Keep the Snow Dance going because it is working and we will see you on the slopes!

Give us a call when you’re planning your next Deer Valley Ski Vacation.

FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships

By lindsey
Jan 27, 2011

FIS Freestyle World ChampionshipsThe world's most prestigious free ski athletic competition outside of the Olympics will be held at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort February 2 - 5, 2011, when the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships comes to town.  The Event will include aerials, moguls, dual moguls and ski cross competitions at Deer Valley Resort and the ski half-pipe competition at Park City Mountain Resort. The two resorts are located within 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) of each other. Park City's historic and charming Main Street is conveniently located between Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort and will be the home of the Opening Ceremonies and celebrations for the World Championships on the evening of Wednesday, February 2, 2011.  Both venues also look to host live entertainment and family fun activities throughout the competition week, promising fun athletic competitions and celebrations for all to enjoy.

Do you want to be close to the action?  Then choose ski-in/ski-out Deer Valley luxury lodging with Empire Luxury Lodging and don’t miss out on any of the action.  Let Empire Luxury Lodging bring the comforts of home to your stay in Park City.  Check out our complete Calendar of Events for more exciting events going on in Deer Valley and throughout Park City this winter.

The slopestyle competition was recently added to the event line up following an announcement giving support for 2014 Winter Games inclusion by the International Olympic Committee in September (Slopestyle skiing, halfpipe skiing and slopestyle snowboarding are all being considered for the 2014 Winter Games).   In November the FIS voted to add slopestyle skiing and slopestyle snowboarding to the respective World Championship events.  The final approval by the International Olympic Committee for skiing events to be added to the 2014 Winter Games will come following a review of the World Championship events held this February at Park City Mountain Resort.


Wednesday February 2

Mogul Qualifications/Finals (Deer Valley - Champion) Slopestyle Qualifications (Park City - King's Crown Terrain Park) Opening Ceremony (Park City - Lower Main Street)

 Thursday February 3

Slopestyle Finals (Park City - King's Crown Terrain Park) Skicross Qualifications (Deer Valley - Solid Muldoon) Aerials Qualifications (Deer Valley - White Owl)

Friday February 4

Halfpipe Qualifications (Park City - Eagle Superpipe) Skicross Finals (Deer Valley - Solid Muldoon) Aerials Finals (Deer Valley - White Owl)

Saturday February 5

Halfpipe Finals (Park City - Eagle Superpipe) Dual Mogul Qualifications/Finals (Deer Valley - Champion) Closing Ceremony (Deer Valley)

Sundance Film Festival begins January 20-2010

By lindsey
Jan 06, 2011

Robert Redford's annual Sundance Film Festival is scheduled for January 20-30, 2011.  Celebrating independent filmmakers, Sundance is a favorite Park City tradition for locals, visitors and celebrities.

Each year, the Sundance Film Festival team reviews thousands of independent films from all across the world.  These films span nearly every language known to man, broach any and all topics one could imagine, and   represent many different genres -- from animation to indigenous works to cult films. The mission of the Festival programming team is to find features and documentaries that  "inspire, challenge, delight, startle, move and thrill" viewers.  Blockbuster independent films that have debuted at the festival include Reservoir Dogs, the Blair Witch ProjectShine, and Memento.

Don't miss your chance to see the premier of the next big indie hit. Contact us today to reserve one of our luxury empire pass condos in time for the 2011 Park City Sundance Film Festival.

Call (888) 983-6747? to reserve your 2011 Park City Sundance Film Festival accommodations.

Interested in the films this year?  Want to purchase tickets?  Visit the Sundance website now.

Deer Valley receives 41" of new snow in the last 72 hours

By lindsey
Dec 21, 2010

Skiing has been nothing short of sensational at Deer Valley Resort this season.  Park City is lined up to receive another series of snow storms through Wednesday, with 41" total in the past 72 hours. Looking for some Holiday events and activities?  Santa will be visiting with guests in the Snow Park Lodge area from 9 to 11 a.m.  and from noon to 1:30 p.m. Santa will visit guests in the Silver Lake Lodge area. Guests are invited to bring a camera and have their picture taken with Santa. Another wonderful New Year's event for the entire family is the Torchlight Parade, which will be held at approximately 6 p.m. (dusk) on Big Stick ski run on Bald Eagle Mountain.  Complimentary hot cider and cookies will be served.

Happy Holidays from Empire Luxury Lodging!

Deer Valley Resort opens 12-4-2010 with the Celebrity SkiFest

By lindsey
Oct 15, 2010

Empire Luxury Lodging vacation rentalsHave you started planning this year's winter vacation? There are so many reasons to make Deer Valley Resort and Empire Luxury Lodging your choice for this years ski vacation.

Deer Valley Resort, the #1 Resort in North America, opens December 4, 2010.  They will once again host the Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest, benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance and the US Ski and Snowboard Team.  This premier network celebrity ski weekend features stars from television, film, and the Olympic games who descend on Deer Valley for a magical experience, and a good cause.  Festivities will take place at Deer Valley Resort on Birdseye ski run located mid-mountain at Silver Lake.  Take advantage of our luxurious ski-in/ski-out accommodations in Empire Pass, and join the fun!

Ready to book your ski vacation?  Featuring the best in design and comfort, you’ll find everything you need—stunning fireplaces, top of the line appliances, gorgeous decks, even private heated garages. Not only are you surrounded by Mountain vistas, but you need only to walk across the street to arrive at Deer Valley’s Buck Run and the Strike Express high-speed quad chairlift. No more long lines at the bottom of the mountain—you have arrived at ski heaven.

Quick START - Ski FreeDid you know you could SKI FREE on your arrival day on opening weekend?  Park City's Quick START (Ski Today and Ride Today) Vacation lets you convert your airline boarding pass into a same-day lift ticket to the Park City resort of your choice. It’s your chance to get a free same-day lift ticket at Deer Valley Resort, The Canyons Resort, or Park City Mountain Resort.

  • Quick START offer VALID from respective resort opening day to Wednesday, December 23, 2010.
  • Valid from Monday, January 3 to Friday, February 18, 2011. (Not Valid from Saturday, February 19 to Saturday, March 26, 2011.)
  • Valid Sunday, March 27 to respective resort closing day 2011.
  • Pre-registration required at www.parkcityinfo.com

Call today:  888-98-EMPIRE


Park City Utah Fall Festivals and Events

By lindsey
Sep 13, 2010

Spend your vacation in Park City this fallLooking for a great place to find fall colors.  Look no further than Park City.  Guardsman Pass, just above Deer Valley, is one of the best spots for viewing fall colors.  You may even see a little wildlife, even a moose or two, when you've out and about.  Don't forget your camera!

Park City is a thriving, world-renowned art community. Browse through our local galleries, where you’ll find the best from local artists and designers, or take in a theatre or dance performance at the Eccles Center or the Egyptian Theatre.

Enjoy a Relaxing Musical Getaway Weekend in Deer Valley with the Park City Music Festival.  A series of new concerts begin in October.

Visit http://www.parkcityinfo.com to see all our fall events.