For Skiers & Boarders — Top 5 Reasons Why Midvale is the Best Utah Base Camp

You’ve heard it said “location, location, location” and that’s important for folks who want to ski and board at multiple Utah resorts. Nothing beats the Ski Bum vacation packages with lodging in Midvale, Utah. These packages combine affordability and quality at a superb central location with easy access to 4 major Utah ski resorts. Here are the TOP 5 REASONS why Midvale is the best Utah base camp!
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1.) AFFORDABLE SKI PACKAGES WITH LODGING AT QUALITY HOTELS. The best value for Utah ski vacations are the Ski Bum vacations sold by UtahState.com. There are two types of Ski Bum packages with prices starting at $435 per person. The Classic Ski bum vacation features lodging at The Crystal Inn and the Premium Ski Bum package features lodging at The Hilton Homewood Suites. Both packages include lodging in Midvale Utah  and feature ski passes at four major resorts (Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, Solitude) along with shuttle service from the hotel to the slopes via the UTA ski bus. 
2.) CENTRAL LOCATION IN MIDVALE OFFERS EASY ACCESS TO FOUR MAJOR RESORTS.  For skiers or boarders who want the option to ski at a different resort everyday, there is no better lodging location than Midvale Utah. It’s central location makes it easy to enjoy the “Greatest Snow on Earth” at multiple resorts. The hotels featured in the Ski Bum packages are 17 miles from Alta, 18 miles from Brighton, 15 miles from Snowbird, 16 miles from Solitude. But wait there’s more! The hotels in Midvale are so close to restaurants, microbreweries, movies, shopping that you will never be at at loss for things to see and do after a day on the slopes.
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3.) NEARBY RESTAURANTS AND MICROBREWERIES. It’s true that either the Classic Ski Bum package or the Premium Ski Bum package includes most meals! However after a day on the slopes you may want a different dining experience besides the meals that are included with your stay at the Crystal Inn or Hilton Homewood Suites. Your base camp in Midvale affords you many nearby dinning options to satisfy any appetite. Some of  the local favorites include the Epic Casual Dinning, the Landmark Grill and the GR Kitchen. Not to be missed are two popular nearby microbreweries,  Hoppers Brew Pub and Red Rock Brewing Company at Fashion Place.
4.) NEARBY ACTIVITIES AND SHOPPING.  If you decide to take a day off from skiing the “Greatest Snow on Earth”, there are many activities close to your base camp in Midvale. Nearby attractions include The MegaPlex Movies, The Fashion Place Mall and the Wheeler Historic Farm. If you want to venture a little further, your ski pass is also valid for FREE transit on the UTA Trax train to Salt Lake City’s charming downtown. In downtown you can enjoy an unlimited number of restaurants and shops. Not to be missed is Historic Temple Square. On most Thursday nights and Sunday mornings you can enjoy a FREE 30 minute concert by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. You may also may want to catch a game of the Utah Jazz or visit the Clark Planetarium. Thinking about Park City? It takes about 45 minutes to get to Park City from Midvale. Park City can be added to the Classic Ski Bum or Premium Ski Bum package. Go for a day of skiing at Park City or just for an evening dinner
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5.) DISCOUNT SKI LIFT TICKETS AVAILABLE. Enjoying the “Greatest Snow on Earth” is not cheap…however it can be affordable. Discounts are available here on lift tickets. The more you ski, the bigger the savings. The best value is the Ski Salt Lake Super Pass. It is one pass that is valid at your choice of either Alta, Brighton, Snowbird or Solitude. If you think you’re up to it, you can ski all day at Brighton and stay for night skiing. It will only count as one day usage on your Ski Salt Lake Super Pass.
This is the best local web site to book discount lift tickets and complete Utah ski /board vacation. See you on the slopes!

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