Little girl catching fish on a river

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Utah Dinosaurs Come Alive at Dinosaur Island

Utah knows dinosaurs! In fact, Utah is home to one of the top-10 places to discover dinosaur fossils in the US. Our prehistoric allure brings in thousands of tourists every year. The sheer variety of dinosaur species discovered here makes Utah extremely special – carnivores and herbivores…

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A Few of My Favorite Eats in Downtown Provo

When thinking Downtown Provo, many of us think of the well-known shops and restaurants that surround University Avenue. Delicious food choices like Station 22, Black Sheep Cafe, and Guru’s Cafe come to mind. As you travel farther west along Center Street, you’ll cross Freedom Boulevard and discover…

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Discover Utah Valley's Night Skies This Summer

Utah Valley is beginning to warm up, which means tubing down the Provo River, hiking up Mt. Nebo, visiting Timpanogos Cave National Monument and other summertime activities. Warmer days also welcome summer nights that are comfortably cool, allowing more opportunities to explore the wonder of the…

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Rock Climbing in American Fork Canyon

It was a beautiful summer day and we knew we wanted to get outdoors to soak up some vitamin D. American Fork Canyon was calling our name. We loaded up the climbing gear and we set off on an adventure, anxious to get up on the rock. We could smell Joe’s Cafe from a mile away. I have no idea how it…

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Mountain Biking and Treasure Hunting in Utah County

It is that time of year! The snow has melted, the tulips have sprung and we are firmly in “third spring” here in Utah. For those who may be new to our area, it is not unusual to have winter followed by first spring, back to winter, second spring, back to winter and finally third spring. I have been…

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An Artisan Mother's Day in Springville & Spanish Fork

“A mother is a person, who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” - Robert J. Quillen. We all have a mother or a mother figure in our life. With mother’s day coming up, I am sharing some fun ways I celebrated my mom in hope that you…

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