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Exploring Utah Valley

The 7 Natural Wonders of Utah Valley

Utah has many phenomenal outdoor destinations, from Salt Lake City and Park City that border our mountainous regions up north, to Zion National Park and Arches National Park with their red rock formations that defy the laws of nature. While Delicate Arch, Dead Horse Point and the Colorado River…

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The Best Picnic Areas in Utah County

April 23rd is National Picnic Day and what better way to celebrate than by packing your picnic basket and heading to a local park to spend a day enjoying good food, good friends and good weather? If you’re looking for the perfect picnic site in Utah Valley, we’ve created a list of some of our…

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The Epic Utah Valley Spring Bucket List!

Warmer temperatures means that spring is on its way! Spring is a lovely time in Utah Valley: flowers are blooming; hiking trails are opening up again; festivals are starting. Make the most of this beautiful time of year by participating in any of these springtime activities. Go to the Tulip Festival…

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The Guide to Mural Hunting in Downtown Provo

Utah Valley has an extremely talented pool of local artists, and nowhere is this more evident than when strolling through Downtown Provo. 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…

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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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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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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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