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A four-course meal is one of many delightful aspects of the Fireside Dining restaurant. Park City is an old Wild West mining town. This is the corner of Main Street and Heber Avenue. BALLANTYNE | escape INDIE HEAVEN: Sundance's 200 Films, Celebrities Founded in 1985, the Sundance Film Festival takes center stage Jan. 19-29 at 12 theaters in Park City. A project of the nonprofit Sundance Institute started by actor Robert Redford, the festival selects approximately 200 feature-length and short films for screenings in Park City and three other Utah locales. Last year 46,000 movie buffs attended the event that also includes live streaming, a main-stage tent with music and an exhibition of new media work, along with glowing fire pits, food and drinks. Big stars dominate the first week, but the second week is more accessible. Info: www.sundance.org. The Sundance Film Festival's festive atmosphere extends to street life. Photo courtesy of Visit Park City Photo courtesy of Deer Valley Resort Photo courtesy of Sundance Institute Photo courtesy of Visit Park City WINTER 2016-2017 90 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE Getting There, Club Trip Traveling to Park City is a snap compared to most U.S. ski destinations. Just fly direct to Salt Lake and then hop a shuttle bus that zips you to town in 35 minutes. There's no need to rent a car because Park City's free local transport system takes you everywhere. Once there, Park City and Deer Valley boast 100 lodging options, including all the name-brand hotels. At the top end are Montage Deer Valley, Stein Eriksen Lodge or in-town favorites Main & SKY and the Waldorf Astoria Park City. Valley Resorts offers upscale condo or home rentals. During