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Popular amenities for Alta vacation rentals

Stay near Alta's top sights

Alf's Restaurant9 locals recommend
Cecret Lake Trail9 locals recommend
Alta Peruvian Lodge3 locals recommend
Alta Lodge4 locals recommend
Cecret Lake from Albion Base Trailhead6 locals recommend
Shallow Shaft Restaurant13 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Alta

  • Total rentals

    140 properties

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $100 before taxes and fees

  • Total number of reviews

    840 reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    80 properties are a good fit for families

  • Rentals with a pool

    100 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    70 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Alta?

    Alta experiences a seasonal climate. Winters, from November to April, are cold with heavy snowfall, perfect for skiing and snowboarding, with temperatures often dropping below 32°F (0°C). Summers, from June to August, are warm and pleasant, with temperatures reaching up to 70°F (21°C), ideal for hiking and nature walks.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Alta?

    In Alta, visitors frequently engage in outdoor activities. In winter, skiing and snowboarding at Alta Ski Area are popular, while summer invites hiking, bird watching, and wildflower spotting. Year-round, visitors can soak in the views at the Albion Basin or explore the rich history at the Alta Historical Society.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Alta?

    The most frequented time to visit Alta is winter, specifically between November and April, thanks to its renowned ski resorts. The town hosts the annual 'Alta in April' ski event, drawing many visitors. Summer also draws outdoor enthusiasts, with events like the Wildflower Festival in July.

  • What are the best places to stay in Alta?

    Visitors often choose to stay within the Alta Ski Area for easy access to the slopes. The towns of Sandy and Cottonwood Heights, located within a 30-minute drive of Alta, are also popular due to a larger selection of accommodation options, dining, shopping, and their proximity to Alta.

  • What are the best places to visit in Alta?

    Alta is home to a range of attractions. The Alta Ski Area is a top draw, renowned for its powder snow. Nature lovers frequent the Albion Basin for its wildflowers and stunning landscapes. The Alta Historical Society provides insight into the town's rich mining history.

  • What are some hiking trails in Alta?

    Alta boasts a number of scenic hiking trails. Cecret Lake Trail is a leisurely hike leading to a gorgeous alpine lake. The Catherine's Pass Trail offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Devil's Castle Loop is a challenging hike, popular among experienced hikers.

  • What are some family activities to do in Alta?

    Families in Alta can engage in a variety of activities. During winter, ski lessons for all ages are available at Alta Ski Area. In summer, families can explore the outdoors on scenic hiking trails like the Cecret Lake Trail, or participate in the educational programs at the Alta Environmental Center.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Alta?

    For day trips from Alta, visitors often head to the vibrant city of Salt Lake City, just 40 minutes away, where they can explore attractions like the Natural History Museum of Utah and the Hogle Zoo. Closer to Alta, Snowbird, another popular ski resort, is an exciting day trip option.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Alta?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 70 vacation rentals in Alta featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there Alta vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 100 vacation homes with pools in Alta, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

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