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Adventure Sledding

Flying down the mountain on my sled, I knew that adventure sledding would become our next family tradition. There is nothing quite like it. Santa must have known because we found brand new, super-fast sleds under the Christmas tree this year. You may be asking, “What is adventure sledding?”…

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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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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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How to Embrace Winter Outdoor Adventure with Kids

As a transplant from California, I was excited to see snowflakes my first winter in Utah Valley—but the charm wore off fast. A few years ago, my husband, Ellis, and I made it our quest to embrace winter outside—we went hiking, we went skiing, we even lugged sleds up Slate Canyon and slid back down…

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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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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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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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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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