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Whitney Bitton

Whitney has lived in Utah Valley for the past ten years and is constantly astounded by the variety of activities and events you can find here! A foodie at heart, she loves trying all the local restaurants in Provo and will travel for some phenomenal cuisine. Her favorite Utah Valley features are the scenic drives and she loves going to the west side of Utah Lake to go stargazing. 

10 Restaurants to Curb Your Soup Cravings

When it’s cold outside or you just want food that warms your body and soul, soup is the perfect meal. Instead of slaving over soup recipes or figuring out cooking times with your slow cooker, why not support a local business and get a bowl of your favorite beef broth or french onion soup at one of…

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Your Utah Valley Winter Bucket List

The winter months can be a difficult time for many who prefer the sunshine and the activities that go along with it. Some may be tempted to head to Southern Utah and hit up the National Parks, or Salt Lake City and Park City with their luxury amenities, but Utah Valley offers some great winter…

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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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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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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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Your Utah Valley Quarantine Playlist

Utah Valley is known for producing some phenomenal musicians. Imagine Dragons and Neon Trees are household names who got their start here, but the local talent pool is large and filled with independent artists making their mark in the music industry. While you may not be able to see these bands in…

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