The AmericaJR Web Team recently visited historic Main Street in Park City, Utah. The city is 32 miles southeast of downtown Salt Lake City. After a population decline following the shutdown of the area’s mining industry, the city rebounded during the 1980s and 1990s through an expansion of its tourism business. The city currently brings in a yearly average of $529.8 million to the Utah Economy as a tourist hot spot, $80 million of which is attributed to the Sundance Film Festival. In 2008, Park City was named by Forbes Traveler Magazine among one of the 20 ‘prettiest towns’ in the United States.
Visit Park City, Utah by driving Interstate 80 then take exit 145 for Kimball Junction. Turn right onto UT-224 South. It is about a 40 minute drive from downtown Salt Lake City.