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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 in Utah…

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Experiencing Utah Valley from a Propeller Plane

The natural beauty found throughout Utah Valley is stunning, plentiful, and far-spread. This can be a challenge as a landscape photographer because I am constantly torn on which of the dozens of picturesque locations I should prioritize, especially when I am short on time. After some time…

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The Guide to Mural Hunting in Downtown Provo

When strolling through Downtown Provo, you can see just how talented the artists in Utah Valley are. Walking among the buildings downtown, you’ll run across a series of murals that reflect the unique destination that is Provo. These are not works you see from typical graffiti artists, but show an…

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Fall Hikes in Utah Valley

Come next weekend it will be officially fall! One of the best ways to get into fall, is to go on a hike! Give it about two weeks and it will be the perfect time to hike among the changing leaves and new fall colors. From the southern parts of Utah County to the more northern areas we have hikes…

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170+ Things to Do in Provo

How well have you explored Provo? There are probably many things in Provo you have never done before! We came up with 170+ things to do in Provo to get you started. Enjoy! Visit the BYU Botany Pond and Grounds Hike Mount Timpanogos Go ice skating at Peaks Ice Arena Watch BYU Basketball team at the…

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Rock Climbing in Rock Canyon

When our family first got into rock climbing, I was under the impression that if we wanted to get to the best climbs, we would have to hike, drive, or travel hours away from where we lived in Mapleton. Then, we started climbing in Rock Canyon. One of the best places to go rock climbing in Provo is…

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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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Utah Valley Fireflies: Thompson Century Farm

While growing up in the excessive heat of Arizona, I often heard about the wonder of summers in Utah Valley. A cool river to tube in, hikes along rivers, and a waterpark at the base of a mountain made Utah Valley sound like a haven during the warm months of the year. Now that I live here myself I…

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Beginner Rock Climbing in Utah Valley

Utah County has some of the best climbing destinations in the world. With so many different options, it can be hard to choose where to start. In fact, climbing here can sometimes feel like reading the menu at The Cheesecake Factory. Here are my recommendations for where to go as you learn to rock…

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