If you like family ski vacations, you'll love Deer Valley Resort. Located 36 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, the resort is acclaimed as much for its easy accessibility as its devotion to quality. Deer Valley was ranked North America's #1 mountain resort by readers of SKI magazine for five consecutive years between 2007 and 2011.It topped 60 resorts in all, including heavyweights Vail, Aspen and Whistler Blackcomb.
Aside from being named best resort overall, Deer Valley ranked winningly in many individual categories. The resort earned #1's for grooming, service, on-mountain food, lodging and dining. It received #2 rankings for access, lifts and family programs.
Deer Valley's six ski mountains offer abundant and stunningly beautiful terrain for all ability levels. With more uphill lift capacity per skier than any other resort in the nation, Deer Valley boasts almost non-existent lift lines. Nearly 300 inches of Utah's world-famous, light, dry powder blankets the resort each winter.
As winter yields to spring, melting snow reveals miles of scenic hiking and mountain biking trails, which can be accessed via chairlifts. Deer Valley's outdoor summer music festival is a highlight of summer. Locals and visitors alike converge with blankets and picnics to enjoy classical, rock and jazz performances by world-renowned artists.
There are so many things that set Deer Valley apart. The Residences at The Chateaux brings them all together for you and your family.
The staff was almost upset when we carried our own skis from the slopes back to the club but it was only a few steps!