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.
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.
The winter season is the best time to ski in Alta, generally from November to April.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Alta. The hottest month in Alta is June, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -11 ˚F. The wettest month in Alta is January with 4.69 inches of rain, while the driest month is October with 0.3 inches of rain.
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If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 119 accommodations in Alta that have WiFi. 7 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. 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 105 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 31 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.
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