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Exploring Utah Valley

Dan Cogburn
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Dan Cogburn

Dan is the Senior Marketing Manager for Explore Utah Valley. He graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor's in Communications and an emphasis on Advertising and Marketing. He loves the outdoors, hiking, snowboarding, skateboarding, and yerba mate. Utah Valley is his home and is a husband to the prettiest wife and a father of 2.  

Taste Utah Valley's Artisan Chocolate

There are several reasons to love Utah Valley: the surrounding majestic mountains, a variety of restaurants and of course artisan chocolate. We’ve all heard of farm-to-table but have you ever heard of bean-to-bar? Just ask one of Provo’s chocolate experts from Taste Artisan Chocolate and they will…

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6 of Utah Valley's Best Fall Treats

Once the temperatures drop and Halloween and Thanksgiving arrive, we begin craving ALL the sweet treats. Utah Valley is known for its gorgeous scenic fall weather, but it also has some of the best fall treats in the state. There are many options available, such as apple cider donuts at Rowley's Red…

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Explore Utah Valley's Food Scene

Come explore Utah Valley’s amazing food scene with some of the best places to eat in Utah. With over 900 different restaurants, including 100 food trucks, Utah County is where you'll find award winning food, locally sourced ingredients, and dozens of local favorites. Whatever you’re in the mood…

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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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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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Top 10 Utah Valley Hikes To Go On Right Now

Utah County is known for its natural beauty and what a better way to enjoy the waterfalls, mountains, wildflowers, and more than to strap on your hiking boots and get outside. With so many different types of hikes you can go on in the valley we picked ten different hikes you can try right now. 1…

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Explore Utah Valley Zoom Backgrounds

How would you like to have your next Zoom meeting at Bearclaw Cabin or at Thanksgiving Points Butterfly Biosphere? Show off some of your favorite spots in Utah Valley with your colleagues with some of our favorite places and attractions! For best results, use a green screen or have an evenly lit…

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Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival Gone Virtual

2020 is a very special year for Thanksgiving Point, celebrating its 25th year anniversary along with its very own strain of tulip, a new variety of late-blooming, scented lily tulip. For most, the tulip festival is a way to truly welcome spring while spending time with loved ones and walking the…

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Winter Trails in Utah Valley

Utah winters can be dark, cold and may feel like our frosty weather will never end. Especially if you don’t ski or snowboard, you may feel left out or think you should just wait for spring to go outside, right? Wrong! For those who still want to enjoy the crisp cold air and snowy landscapes Utah…

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