Where to Stay:
Ogden offers a wide range of lodging options close to the slopes for any desire and budget. The town makes a great basecamp for skiing adventures and offers dozens of options for accommodations, ranging from boutique bed-and-breakfasts to family-friendly hotels.
The Alaska Inn is an adults only bed-and-breakfast that features rustic decor, Jacuzzi tubs and a luxurious experience in all of its rooms. Snowberry Inn is a comfortable eight-room inn that offers a hot gourmet breakfast. Bigelow Hotel & Residences in downtown Ogden offers an all-suite hotel experience with great options for families. Opening Dec. 1, the Compass Rose Lodge will be Ogden Valley’s newest hotel. This 15-room boutique is one of two hotels in the country built around a high-tech telescope where guests can explore Ogden Valley’s International Dark-Sky Park in great detail. Views of the rings of Saturn or Jupiter's Galilean Moons and spectacular deep-sky objects including galaxies, nebulae and globular clusters await those seeking to peer farther into space. Visitors can even take a snapshot of the galaxy home with them.
Frugal travelers may also consider staying in nearby Layton, where certain hotels offer discount packages and quick access to Ogden Valley resorts.
Don't Miss Destinations:
The Ogden ski resorts aren’t the only attractions in town. Be sure to check out historic downtown Ogden during your time in the valley. The downtown district offers prime dining, entertainment, and nightlife. Visitors who love local culture and the arts will find plenty to keep them enthralled in this bustling mountain town home to over a dozen independent art galleries and museums, including Ogden's Union Station which includes four museums, two galleries, and the town's historic train station.
Take in the symphony or a light opera, watch a film festival, live theatre, or dance performance. The Ogden Symphony Ballet Association brings a variety of events to town, including performances by The Utah Symphony and Ballet West. Historic 25th Street offers a wide variety of shopping options and plenty of places to dine and enjoy Ogden's vibrant nightlife. To sample some craft brews, check out Slackwater Pizzeria, Talisman Brewing Company, Roosters Brewing Company and to see where the local finely crafted spirits are made (including some of the most amazing gin, vodka, agave spirits and flavored liqueur) head to New World Distillery in Eden. Foodies should make a note to visit Hearth on 25th and Tona, perennial winner of the best sushi in the State of Utah.
Make plans to enjoy one of the best ski towns in the U.S.! Book your room, buy your lift ticket and start packing today.