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The Best Mountain Biking in Utah at Alta-Snowbird

The quaint mountain towns of Alta and Snowbird are world-renowned as skiing destinations. The deep powder snow, rugged terrain, and sweeping mountain views are a skiing and winter recreation paradise. Because of this, the summer recreation opportunities in Alta-Snowbird are often overlooked. In the summer months, the snow melts away, revealing some of the best mountain biking in Utah. Bike through the Albion Basin in Alta or peddle the cross country trails at Snowbird. After a day on the trails, return to your vacation home with Canyon Services. We provide rentals close to mountain biking trails throughout the Alta-Snowbird area. [...]

2021-10-06T21:04:41+00:00Outdoors|

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Snowbird, Utah

Over two centuries ago, a wedding in Munich, Germany, hosted the first Oktoberfest celebration. Days of drinking, feasting, and horse racing commenced this tradition we all know and love 200 years later. But, you don’t need to travel to Germany to celebrate beer; Oktoberfest events occur all over the world. One of these annual festivals is located right here in Snowbird, Utah. The Snowbird Oktoberfest attracts visitors from all over looking for traditional German-style beer. This influx of visitors can make it difficult to book a room in time. Luckily, at Canyon Services we offer dozens of vacation rentals away [...]

2021-10-06T21:07:23+00:00Local Flavor|

Fun Summer Activities for Kids in Alta-Snowbird

Alta-Snowbird, Utah, is known for its exceptional skiing. However, summer activities near Alta-Snowbird can be just as fun. In the summer months, the Snowbird Resort transforms its winter activities into the best Snowbird things to do. Embark on a day of family fun with exciting rides at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort. Or opt for a relaxing walk through nature at Little Cottonwood Canyon. There is a multitude of things to do in Snowbird this summer. Luckily, our vacation rentals at Canyon Services are perfect for families looking to visit the area. The rentals provide spacious rooms and fully equipped [...]

2021-10-06T21:22:02+00:00Outdoors|

Plan Your Mountain Wedding in Utah

Planning a wedding is a momentous moment for many people. You are choosing the venue, the food, and even the color of the napkins. Utah mountain weddings have become a popular way to tie the knot. The backdrop of breathtaking mountain views is sure to make your wedding day special. At Canyon Services, we offer lodging in the Snowbird and Alta areas of Utah. Whether your style is to enjoy a luxurious mountain home or a cozy condominium nestled against the mountain, we have it all. Start planning your mountain wedding today and stay at one of our vacation rentals! [...]

Utah Summer Vacations in Alta-Snowbird

One of the most common misconceptions about ski areas is that there is nothing to do when the snow melts. While that may be true for some locations, the same isn’t for Alta-Snowbird during the Utah summer. What’s more, because of our crisp mountain atmosphere, you won’t find yourself drenched in sweat after a short hike. Now, if you’re planning to enjoy the Utah summer in Alta-Snowbird, you’re going to need a place to stay that has all the amenities to make your getaway a seamless experience. Thankfully, Canyon Services offers a delightful assortment of vacation rentals that come with [...]

2021-10-08T20:40:48+00:00Outdoors|

A Digital Detox in Alta-Snowbird

It seems impossible to do anything without a smartphone, tablet, or laptop by our side in this day and age. Moment by moment, we become increasingly reliant on technologies that seemingly make life easier, but at what cost? Surely things that help us learn, communicate, and share ideas with people worldwide can't be so bad. Still, just like everything else, it's important to practice moderation when it comes to technology. One effective way to bring balance into your life is to seek refuge from the daily information-overload by embarking on a digital detox. A few recent studies have shown that [...]

2021-10-08T20:57:48+00:00Outdoors|

Embrace the Snow: Utah Winter Getaways

Making the most of winter is a lifestyle for those of us residing in the Wasatch Mountains. As autumn wanders out the door like the last guest at Thanksgiving dinner, the temperatures fall, the snow piles up, and the Alta-Snowbird ski area will be rife with slopeside patrons. But don't let the prospect of waist-high powder discourage you from enjoying a Utah winter getaway. There's something to be said about the sound of boots crunching on a new layer of snow or being the first person to glide down a mountain on a brisk morning. Now is the time to [...]

2021-10-08T21:16:05+00:00Outdoors|

Deciding Between Alta and Snowbird

It's no secret that the Wasatch Mountains have some of the best snow in North America. Known for its steep ridges and deep powder, Little Cottonwood Canyon is considered an elite ski destination. At the center of one of the most top-rated skiing enclaves in the world, Alta and Snowbird are a collective winter sports paradise. In the heart of it all, Canyon Services has luxurious offerings in both areas, so deciding on where to stay can sometimes be mind-boggling if this is your first visit. To help you decide which is best for you, we've put together some information [...]

Mountain Retreats to Alta and Snowbird, UT

While it may not seem like it now, winter is just around the corner, but there is still plenty of time to get out and enjoy the comfortable autumn weather before the snow starts dropping. As much as we love summer, fall is an excellent time for a mountain retreat to Alta and Snowbird, Utah. As the warm temperatures diminish, so do the number of tourists before ski season starts, creating the perfect opportunity for those hoping to avoid crowds. Moreover, the crisp autumn winds lend themselves to a variety of outdoor activities for visitors to enjoy in cooler weather. [...]

2021-10-08T21:42:53+00:00Outdoors|