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7-Day Forecast | Currently in Provo

Weekend best bets: ‘Xandu’ raising money for director diagnosed with ALS; Lehi Round-Up rides into town

By Erica Palmer and Rebecca Lane From the Point of the Mountain all the way down to Santaquin, Utah Valley has a lot to offer — especially in weekend activities. There are no excuses for staying in all weekend when there are these quality [...]

Experience Utah’s natural wonders during the National Parks Centennial

Happy birthday, National Parks Service! The federal bureau dedicated to protecting America’s national parks and monuments will mark its 100-year anniversary on Aug. 25. Utah is home to five national parks — more than any state except California [...]

From video game development to sports: Summer camps in Utah Valley

Your kids could spend their summer vacation playing with friends, being bored, swimming at the local pool — or they could spend four weeks learning to code and developing their own video games. This year World Tech Academy is offering three [...]

UV To Do: June 2016

Events Utah Valley Parade of Homes When: June 2–18 Where: Various locations in Utah Valley Cost: $15 Site: uvparade.com Utah Lake Festival When: June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Utah Lake State Park, 4400, West Center St. in Provo Cost: [...]

Pioneer activities give Tuesday visitors the Moyle treatment

By Erica Palmer Every Tuesday morning through the summer months, three generations of pioneer descendants don their bonnets, petticoats and suspenders and meet up at Alpine’s Moyle Park to share the legacy of their ancestor John Rowe Moyle [...]

2016 Summer Fun Map to Summer Adventure in Utah Valley

Ditch the compass — this flowchart maps out 40 ideas to get your summer started off with a bang. High Adventure Adventure is out there, and your presence is requested. Pack up for a day or weekend trip for these four high adventure experiences. Breathe [...]

May/June Must-Dos: 7 events you can’t miss in and around Utah Valley

By Erica Palmer Utah Valley Magazine highlights a few of Utah County’s must-see events. Here are seven events during May and June that you would be wise to attend. Hope of America May 4-5 Over 7,500 5th grade students from 89 Utah schools [...]

UV To Do: May 2016

Events Hope of America When: May 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. Where: BYU Marriott Center Cost: FREE Site: freedomfestival.org Beehive Bazaar When: May 5-7, 12-14 Where: Startup Building, downtown Provo Cost: FREE Site: beehivebazaar.com Spring Fling [...]

3 tips for family fishing

Dave Ballou and Clif Gallagher both recognize that their passion for fishing has, at times, skewed their perspective on the sport. In fact, Clif knows through experience that his son resented fishing for years based on the stress he felt fishing [...]

7 things Ryan Radebaugh wants you to know about Orem

Elementary school teacher Ryan Radebaugh moved to Orem when he was in second grade. After graduating from Orem High School, he took a short venture down south to BYU to get his bachelor’s degree in elementary education and master’s in educational [...]

Lured In: A case for fly-fishing and bass fishing

Gone fishin’. Every year, nearly half a million anglers in Utah put that proverbial sign out for a total of 6 million days and head to the state’s lake, rivers and creeks to hook a little bit of heaven, according to the U.S. Fish & [...]

The Last Frontier: Alaska combines Utah Valley ties with top-notch adventure

Utah County has world-class trout fishing, a lake full of species and reservoirs nearby that take any bait. But for some, the grandeur of the Alaskan wilderness — and the vastness of the catch — makes a trip north a bucket-list item. “Alaska [...]

The Power of Wasatch: Get to know the 7 peaks in Utah Valley

By Greg Bennett and Hunter Lock The power of the Wasatch is more than a pep band from BYU. It is what residents of Utah Valley feel when they look up and remember  “life elevated.” It’s the backdrop to every event and the visitor at [...]

Authentic Pleasant Grove farm springs to life

Spring Fling When: April 7 – May 7 Where: Hee Haw Farms in Pleasant Grove Cost: $6 Site: heehawfarms.com By Erica Palmer With an array of baby animals to melt the heart, the Spring Fling at Pleasant Grove’s Hee Haw Farms would make Old [...]

Out Back: Fishing in the mountains provides solitude in Utah’s crowds

How did you initially develop a passion for the outdoors ? I grew up on the east bench of Provo near Rock Canyon. Around my home there were gullies, mountains, rivers and cliffs to explore. It was a part of our lives, just to get out. I always [...]

Out Back: Andy Earl shares love for Utah’s great outdoors on Instagram

How did you initially develop a love for the outdoors? My mom took us hiking a bunch when we were really small, and then we started skiing pretty young. There is a long list of events and individuals that really introduced me to the outdoors. What [...]

Out Back: Utah Valley Instagrammer Matt Galland shares glimpses of the great Utah outdoors

The vast interior of Australia is known as the original outback, but Utah Valley has its own remote areas of wonder and excitement. Unique to us, however is that our remote areas are literally “out back.” Utah Valley Instagram star [...]

Olson’s Garden Shoppe offers free gardening classes

Class Schedule March 5 at 10 a.m.: Grow Boxes and Small Space Gardening March 12 at 10 a.m.: Sprinkler and Drip Systems March 12 at 11 a.m.: Chalk Painting March 19 at 10 a.m.: Fruit Trees and Berries March 19 at 11 a.m.: Fairy Gardening April [...]

8 magical proposal locations in Utah County

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and “ring by spring” fever is in full swing. If you are looking for a romantic location to propose, we’ve got a few proposals of our own. While proposals should be based on your [...]

5 Valentine’s date ideas that require reservations in Utah County

It’s less than two weeks until Valentine’s Day and reservations are filling up fast. To push you to plan ahead, here are five Valentine’s date ideas that give the gift of experience in Utah County. Puppies For Rent For someone [...]