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Exploring Utah Valley

Top 10 Things to Do in Downtown Provo

While Provo is known for its proximity to natural wonders along the Wasatch Front, with Mount Timpanogos towering over the county and Bridal Veil Falls just a short drive up Provo Canyon, not to mention, Utah Lake, the Provo River, Rock Canyon, and the Provo River Parkway trail, many people tend to…

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Most Instagrammable Places in Utah Valley

Have you ever been on an Instagram scavenger hunt? It's pretty much a search for the coolest, most iconic, and most eye-catching photography locations in a city! In Utah Valley, we have both urban and natural beauties that make pictures worth a thousand words. Here is a list of some of our most…

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Embrace the Adventure

Let me state the obvious, we are extremely lucky in Utah Valley when it comes to the amount of wildland we can access. If you think about it, most people in the valley can be in a canyon, by a lake, or at a trailhead within 15 to 30 minutes! Heck, some can even walk to these places in less than…

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Finding Fall in Utah Valley

"I can’t miss them again!” I always have the best intentions of seeing fall crash the party with an amazing show of colors, yet I am always a week too early or a week too late. Can you relate? Maybe it is the kids’ sports, home learning, or work that takes my time, but this year I vowed “this will…

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5 Best Hikes in Utah Valley for Toddlers

With a steady stream of young families passing through our business (www.rentalshare.org) to rent camping and hiking gear, and with two young kids of our own, we’ve learned a lot over the last couple of years about what makes a successful hike with toddlers. Picking the right trail is key. The best…

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Stewardship of our Canyons

Reflect with me to the last time you were in nature. A place secluded from the hustle and bustle of society, where you had time to really live in the moment. Now, close your eyes and imagine that you are back in that place, exploring and taking it all in as if it was your first time there. As you…

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Famous YouTuber’s Favorite Utah Valley Spots

Imagine the travel destination of your dreams— Iceland? France? Japan? Devin Graham has been there. Maybe your ideal spot is more off the beaten path. Saudi Arabia? Uzbekistan? Zambia? Devin’s been there, too. Not only has he visited, but everything he does in these locations is worthy of its own…

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Finding Solitude Utah County Style

I am going to let you in on a little secret. With all the hiking options available in Utah Valley, finding a little solitude is not hard if you know where to look. This particular morning I woke up with an itch to venture out with my family in search of some prized solitude. Hopping on…

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Camping in Utah Valley

Let’s face it, we all need to get outside and unplug for a bit and what better way than to go camping in Utah County. The Valley offers breathtaking landscapes, mountain views, rivers, lakes, and various campgrounds to explore while still being close to home. Some of the best places to camp in Utah…

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Explore Utah Valley Responsibly

Outdoor recreation is important to our own health and wellness and together we all play a role in keeping each other safe. For those of us that live in Utah County we know how truly blessed we are to have so many options to recreate outside. As parks, campsites, trails, and other recreational areas…

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