The Ultimate Family Ski Vacation’s Basecamp

by Discover Davis

When it comes to ski vacations, there’s nowhere like Utah. Untracked powder and nonexistent lift lines occur all within an hour from Salt Lake City Airport. The only hard part of the vacation is choosing between the different world-class ski resorts. If your family is planning to ski multiple resorts, make Davis County’s central location your family ski vacation’s basecamp.

family ski vacation’s basecamp

When you stay in Davis County, you’re within an hour drive of nine world-class ski resorts in Utah:

  • Only 30 minutes away is family-friendly Snowbasin Resort, with a ski bus that’ll take you straight to the slopes from your hotel
  • Park City Mountain and Deer Valley to the southeast
  • Four Salt Lake area resorts to the south: Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude Mountain Resort
  • Rugged and undiscovered Nordic Valley and Powder Mountain in Ogden Valley to the north

After hitting the slopes, your family has endless entertainment options in Davis County to keep teenagers and adults both amused.

Station Park

Family Ski Vacation’s Basecamp

As the premier mixed-use lifestyle center in the Salt Lake region, Station Park offers 62 acres of family fun for everyone in your group. Try your hand at As You Wish Pottery, hit the ice skating rink or shop ‘til you drop at more than 50 stores to cover every style. Station Park features over 25 restaurants, so you’re sure to find something that everyone will love.

Layton Hills Mall

Family Ski Vacation’s Basecamp

Ready for a thrill? Layton Hills Malls has multiple immersive experiences that will get your heart racing. The Great Room Escape will challenge your wits, while Virtualities lets you experience multi-player virtual reality games. Team up against your teenagers in Dartside and show them who rules the indoor dart tag arena.

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre Production of 9 to 5, Photo by Pepperfox Photo

Experience Utah’s other great legacy: the performing arts. CenterPoint Legacy Theatre shows classic plays and musicals in its 62,000-square-foot facility. Known as a local favorite, the live theater is sure to be a highlight of your family’s ski vacation.

With the endless entertainment options in Davis County, you’ll never have to hear your teenager say they’re bored. A family vacation with less screen time and more family time—what more could you want? Book your Davis County ski vacation now for an unforgettable family ski vacation that your teenagers will talk about for years to come.