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Adventure Sledding

Flying down the mountain on my sled, I knew that adventure sledding would become our next family tradition. There is nothing quite like it. Santa must have known because we found brand new, super-fast sleds under the Christmas tree this year. You may be asking, “What is adventure sledding?”…

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50+ Fun Date Ideas in Utah Valley

Ah, Utah dating...it can be the worst of times, it can be the best of times. But by going to one of the following places, you're guaranteed to have the BEST of times! Find ideas for that memorable first date, or an active adventure to prove your budding relationship. This list will supply you with…

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8 Epic Places to Go Sledding in Utah Valley

Winter in Utah is at its best when the ground is covered in a blanket of fresh, powdery snow, and what better way to celebrate a snow day than the time-honored tradition of sledding! If you’re looking for the best sledding spots to take the family, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to share…

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Santa Sightings in Utah Valley

Some things can only be seen around the holiday season, such as sightings of Santa Claus. Throughout United States history, Santa Claus has typically been portrayed as a cheery, white-bearded old man in a red suit trimmed in white fur, such as in Coca Cola adverts or the famous drawings of…

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6 Bucket List Christmas Activities in Utah Valley

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Time to get out the Christmas trees, eggnog, and classic Christmas songs. There’s a lot going on in Utah Valley during the Christmas season, making it a truly magical time of year. Gather friends and family and make the most of the holiday season with…

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Amazing Local Shopping in Utah Valley

Do you know that feeling? That feeling when you find the perfect gift for someone. Something you know they will love? That happened to me this week. I came across the cutest local artist @FifteenFibers who make art pieces out of different yarns and fibers. They are amazing, beautiful, and…

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7 Best Holiday Light Displays in Utah Valley

There's no place like these light displays for the holidays! A favorite annual Christmas tradition, and one of the most popular holiday activities in Utah Valley, is to stop and visit one of our local holiday light displays. These light shows are the perfect way to kick-off the holiday season and…

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How to Embrace Winter Outdoor Adventure with Kids

As a transplant from California, I was excited to see snowflakes my first winter in Utah Valley—but the charm wore off fast. A few years ago, my husband, Ellis, and I made it our quest to embrace winter outside—we went hiking, we went skiing, we even lugged sleds up Slate Canyon and slid back down…

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