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Alta Vacation Rentals

Alta Travel Guide

Alta is a winter wonderland where skiers enjoy a snowy getaway. The town in Salt Lake County, Utah is famous for its ski resort, welcoming vacationers every year to the Wasatch Mountains. In fact, it is one of the oldest resorts in the United States. While the resort does not allow snowboarding, there are tons of activities on the mountains to suit everyone. There are also a selection of bars and saloons to relax in the evenings as well as great dining options.

Things to Do in Alta

The Alta Ski Resort is the main attraction of the town, and welcome skiers from across the world for a winter holiday. There is everything from beginner to advanced slopes to suit skiers of all experiences, with 2,200 acres to explore. There is even the opportunity for skiing lessons to improve your technique.

For hikers, make your way to the Cecret Lake Trail -- the climb is challenging but offers rewarding views at the top. Hiking tends to be more of a summer activity in Alta as this is the best time to spot moose and other wildlife on the way.

Best Time to Visit Alta

The winter season is the best time to ski in Alta, generally from November to April.

Price and Availability Index in Alta

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Alta is in December, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Alta is in the high season in February. Alta has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Alta tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Alta tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Alta

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alta. The hottest month in Alta is May, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 0 ˚F. The wettest month in Alta is March with 2.93 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.12 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Alta

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 432 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Alta ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Alta comes in at $40 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $396 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Alta can pick from 119 places to stay that provide WiFi. 7 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 46 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Alta? Then choose one of the 108 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 32 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

In Alta AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 88 places to stay from Airbnb, 22 accommodations from VRBO and 22 places to stay from Homeaway.

137 of our accommodations in Alta have been reviewed and rated. 49% are rated excellent or good. 157 accommodations allow instant booking.