Now that fall's setting in, the mountains are blazing with color, and while the colors last, make the trip to Park City for brunch, lunch or early dinner.

And while you're there, you should do some hiking, biking and shopping to enjoy the cool air. Here are our favorite spots for easy dining, so you can get out and enjoy everything else Park City offers as well:

Good Karma in Prospector Square serves warm, right-from-the-oven, homemade scones and mouthwatering jam for breakfast alongside giant affordable breakfast fare. Late in the day, several vegetable and meat curry dishes have a welcoming taste of Lebanon, the Chef/owners' place of birth. Small in size, but with a large menu, it's worth a try for lunch or dinner. Good Karma, 1782 Prospector Ave., 435-658-0958

Silver Star Cafe for Brunch or Lunch: Chef David Bible offers, not only a beautiful setting, but the best eggs benedict—either veggie-style on a muffin loaded with spinach and tomatoes or Mexican-style, accompanied with green chilies and chorizo. Each selection is topped with the best Hollandaise ever. Silver Star Cafe, 1825 Three Kings Dr., 435-658-1570

Windy Ridge Cafe welcomes dogs while the weather holds, water bowl and all. They do a nice Greek salad and a selection of good soups—as well as a hearty fully loaded breakfast burrito. Windy Ridge Cafe, 1250 Iron Horse Dr., 435-647-0880

Ghidotti's at Redstone, another Bill White restaurant (like Windy Ridge), hits the spot for dinner on the way out of town. Their seasonal Caprese salad comprised of fresh-from-the-market heirloom tomatoes, arugala and real, not processed, buffalo mozzarella whets the appetite. But the roasted chicken over a bed of fresh spinach and lightly whipped mashed potatoes, a penne bolognese and salmon, fire-roasted just right, will keep you coming back. Ghidotti's, 630 N. Market St., 435-658-0669

Good Thymes in New Park, just east of Redstone, serves ample, well-seasoned, fresh-tasting mahi mahi fish tacos. Some of the better food sampled in the mountains, including a richly-seasoned chicken soup. Good Thymes, 1456 Newpark Blvd., 435-615-7092

J&G Grill at St. Regis is a great stop after a hike or bike ride in Deer Valley. A ride on the Gondola will lead you to a delicious burger or personal pizza and summer squash salad brimming with flavor and a major view of the mountain trails. J&G Grill, St. Regis Deer Valley, 2300 Deer Crest Estates Dr., 435-940-5760

Talisker on Main leads the pack with top chef, Briar Handly. The flavors and the presentations are a happy surprise for the palette—corn soup, shepherds pie, brined and roasted chicken, brussel sprouts salad, lemon tart, chocolate torte—all new, inventive versions of old favorites. The food here makes you want to lick your plate clean, and if you want excellent service, delicious wine selections, unique beer choices are served in a charming ambiance. This is the place! Talisker on Main, 900 Main St., 435-658-5479

While the colors and the weather remain perfect, take advantage of shoulder season and head to Park City, selecting one or two of these great places for a special meal.