Spirit: Where to buy?
|MYTH #1: You can't
buy alcohol in Utah, it's a dry state.
ANSWER: FALSE. Though you can't buy liquor,
'heavy' beer, and wine in grocery stores, you can find what
you're looking for in the two State Liquor Stores in Park City
(near Kimball Junction and Prospector Square). You can
purchase 3.2% beer from grocery stores.
MYTH #2: Alcohol in Utah is more expensive.
ANSWER: FALSE. Ever bought a bottle of wine in
Hawaii? Utah's prices for liquor are comparable to other
states in the nation.
MYTH #3: You can't buy beer or liquor between
1:00 AM and 10:00 AM.
ANSWER: TRUE. Who REALLY needs to buy alcohol
before 10 AM anyway?
MYTH #4: "Utah" beer is only 3.2% in alcohol content.
ANSWER: TRUE. Beer with more than 3.5% in
alcohol content is considered "heavy" beer.
NOT A MYTH: Drink responsibly because WE do have some
of the MOST strict DUI enforcement and laws in the nation.
VACATION AND PLAY SAFE!
Spirit: Where to enjoy?
|MYTH #1: There are
few bars or nightclubs in Park City and Salt Lake
ANSWER: FALSE! There are dozens of watering holes in
Park City and Salt Lake City. From brewpubs that serve
award-winning microbrews to swank restaurants that offer up
mind-boggling wine lists, Park City and Salt Lake are home
to a vibrant and exciting nightlife.
MYTH #2: You have to
have a membership to get into bars and nightclubs.
ANSWER: True and False. You don't need a
membership to buy a drink with a meal in a restaurant or
beer in a tavern, but you do need to buy a temporary
membership (around $5.00) to get in to Private Clubs a.k.a.
MYTH #3: They only serve drinks with 1 ounce of
liquor in them.
ANSWER: FALSE. Utah cocktails are now metered to have 1.5
ounce of liquor. Unfortunately, you cannot order a "double"
MYTH #4: You can only have 'one' drink on your table
at a time and must finish the one you have before being
ANSWER: True. This is one of those quirky Utah
laws you've heard about. So if you've ordered a drink
and it has arrived before you've finished the one you're
working on, you'll have to finish the drink in front of you
before you can get your new drink.
Spirit: Other stuff.
|MYTH #1: You can pay
to bobsled down the same track they used for the Olympics.
ANSWER: True! You can pay for bobsled rides down the
Olympic Park, visit their website at
MYTH #2: You will get tired faster because of
ANSWER: TRUE and FALSE. If you're out of shape you
will get tired walking up the stairs! Altitude CAN
affect people in different ways, so consult your physician
about the altitude change before doing any strenuous
#3: You can experience altitude sickness being so high
ANSWER: TRUE. Unfortunately some guests may
experience slight altitude sickness, especially those coming
from coastal cities. If you can't shake that icky
feeling, you may want to call the local clinic or drive down
to the valley to feel better. (Remember, a hangover doesn't
count as altitude sickness!)
MYTH #4: They only have Mormon churches in Utah.
ANSWER: FALSE. You will see many LDS chapels around,
but there are several house of worship in and around Park
City. Visit: for worship times.
MYTH #5: Everyone in Utah is Mormon.
ANSWER: Though 60% of the population in Utah are
Mormon, most of the folks in Summit County (Park City) are