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Local Winter Travel Deals

Winter is here! Many Utahns have been anticipating, some even salivating, the prospect of hitting the slopes again. This is the season many people live for, work for…pray for! Winter is also a great time to find exceptional travel deals.

Many of the mountain resorts offer early and late season deals to travelers, especially to locals before and after the busier months of late January to March. If you’re flexible with your time you can generally find discounts mid-week and right after Christmas week during this slower time called the “January thaw.” However, due to this year’s economy deals will be offered throughout the season. Here’s a list of specials at nearby winter destinations that are worth checking out.

Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT (30 minutes from SLC)

Enjoy early season skiing and lodging at Snowbird for just $99 a night! This package includes a minimum of two nights lodging and a two-day Snowbird tram and chair pass per adult. Children 12 and under ski free for every night of stay. Valid November 19–December 23.

Park City, UT (30 minutes from SLC)

Take a break from life and stay at the Washington School Inn, a historic bed and breakfast right off Main Street in Park City. You’ll enjoy lavish accommodations, a delicious breakfast buffet and après ski appetizers, all within close proximity to all Park City ski resorts. During the early and late ski season you can ski and stay free! Pay for three nights of lodging and three days of skiing and get the fourth night and fourth day of skiing free! Offer valid December 5–18 and March 28–April 4.

Homestead Resort
Photo courtesy of Homestead Resort.

Midway, UT (1 hour from SLC)

Spend two nights at Homestead Resort and get one night free from November 20–March 31. Ski package start at just $82 a night, which includes a room, ski lift tickets to Sundance or Deer Valley and daily breakfast in Fanny’s Grill.

Wolf Creek Resort
Photo courtesy of Wolf Creek Resort.

Ogden Valley, UT (1 hour from SLC)

Enjoy the Lift, Lodge & Lunch Special at Wolf Creek Utah this winter. The package includes two nights lodging at Red Moose Lodge, two passes to ski at your choice of Powder Mountain or Snowbasin Resort and a $50 dining certificate for Harley & Buck’s Restaurant for only $89 per person, per night.

Brian Head Resort
Photo courtesy of Brian Head Resort.

Brian Head, UT (3.5 hours from SLC)

Stay three nights at Cedar Breaks Lodge and Spa and ski for free! This package includes three nights accommodations and four lift ticket vouchers for Brian Head Resort. Packages start at $340, which is just $170 per person.

Jackson Hole, WY (5 hours from SLC)

Buy four nights in any of Jackson Hole Resort Lodging’s condos, town homes or vacation homes and receive two nights free. Offer valid December 19–January 4. Must book by December 1. 800-443-8613,

While you’re in Jackson, sign up for a Wild West Camp at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. A variety of camps are available, including: skiing, snowboarding, telemark, adaptive, women’s specific and backcountry. The Wild West Camps combine legendary Jackson Hole terrain with top coaches to take your skills to the next level.

Sun Valley Lodge
Photo courtesy of Sun Valley Resort.

Sun Valley, ID (5 hours from SLC)

Winter Ski Free Special! Reserve any number of nights in Standard or Medium room at the Sun Valley Lodge or the Sun Valley Inn between December 19–March 25 and pay only $94.50 per night, per person. They’ll even throw in a free lift ticket for every night of your stay! Kids stay and ski free January 3–February 11 and February 22–end of season. Some blackout dates apply.

Teton Springs Resort
Photo courtesy of Teton Springs Resort.

Teton Valley, ID (5 hours from SLC)

If you book four nights or more in a deluxe cabin at Teton Springs Lodge & Spa you’ll get a $1,000 credit to use for winter adventures in the Tetons. You can use the bonus dollars to ski at Grand Targhee Resort, snowmobile at Mesa Falls, get treatments at the Stillwaters Spa or you can even spend the money on pre-arrival grocery shopping.

Bear Valley Lodge
Photo courtesy of Bear Valley Lodge.

West Yellowstone, MT (6 hours from SLC)

The Three Bear Lodge is offering an early season special, stay two nights and get an additional night free. The Lodge also offers a number of snowmobile and snowcoach specials, including a two-night one-day riding package starting at $194.50 per person. This package includes a full day of riding with an experienced interpretive Yellowstone guide, two nights lodging, daily breakfast, welcome dinner and movie tickets.

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About Author

Jenny Willden is the Managing Editor of Outdoor Sports Guide and a self-proclaimed gear and grammar nut. She's a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Adventure Travel Trade Association. A lover of adventure and travel, she's happiest when riding horses or snowboarding in Utah’s mountains. Follow Jenny’s exploits on Twitter @jennywillden or Instagram @jlwillden.

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