Destination guide

Travel to friendly Cottonwood Heights

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Cottonwood Heights. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its skiing and shopping. Alta Ski Area and Temple Square are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cottonwood Heights

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cottonwood Heights a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alta Ski Area (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Park City Mountain Resort (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Jungle Jim's Playland (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Pebblebrook Golf Links (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Loveland Living Planet Aquarium (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Wairhouse Trampoline Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Cottonwood Heights

Travelers enjoy Cottonwood Heights for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or March, when snowfall averages 10.30 inches and temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cottonwood Heights

Travelers enjoy Cottonwood Heights for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cottonwood Heights is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dimple Dell Nature Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sugar House Park (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • This is the Place Heritage Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Liberty Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Red Butte Garden and Arboretum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Cottonwood Heights

Fly into Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Provo, UT (PVU), which is 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Cottonwood Heights?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 715 holiday lettings near Cottonwood Heights. From 330 Houses to 239 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Cottonwood Heights area.

Can I rent Houses in Cottonwood Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 330 Houses in Cottonwood Heights. Our other popular types of Cottonwood Heights holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 239 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cottonwood Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 122 holiday homes with pool available in Cottonwood Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.