Information & Facts
A variety of additional activities are available to holiday
visitors in Deer Valley including sleigh rides, snow mobile tours,
snow-shoeing, heli-skiing and hot air balloon rides. For the less
actively inclined or those simply looking to relax, there are
health spas, saunas and Jacuzzis. During the summer months the
lifts stay open for scenic rides and lift-served mountain biking.
There is also a Kid's Summer Adventure Camp and outdoor dining is
popular in the magnificent setting.
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
The resort is quite exclusive, expensive and has been called
quite pretentious. No snowboarders are allowed; whether that is a
negative or positive attribute is dependant.
Utah has some interesting approaches to liquor laws, and often a
night out for holidaymakers in Deer Valley will include becoming a
member of a private club in order to buy alcohol. A membership will
need to be purchased for a small fee, in the vicinity of a cover
charge, and the discretion of the other members may dictate a night
out. However Park City is very popular during the winter season and
caters for the influx of tourists who are used to being able to get
a drink at a bar.
There are over 90 restaurants, bars and private clubs in Deer
Valley and its surrounds catering for all tastes and providing top
class service to holiday visitors that continually receive praise
from the Zagat Restaurant Guide and SKI Magazine. At the resort,
Snow Park Restaurant delivers the goods on nutritious breakfasts
and filling lunches while Royal Street Café serves award-winning
cuisine with fine wines and spirits available. The Seafood Buffet
is popular with visitors and locals but the star of the restaurant
scene, rated number one in the Zagat Restaurant Guide, is The
Mariposa. With an award winning wine list and classic cuisine, it
truly is one of the resort's highlights.
Deer Valley Signatures Stores offers a variety of branded items
for holiday skiers including apparel, kitchenware, blankets and
signature food items. Shades of Deer Valley sells all the latest
premium snow eyewear and goggles while Deer Valley Etc. offers
Internet facilities and a number of specialty coffees and
beverages. Park City is a much better place to look around for