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Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley events to get you outside

Spring has officially sprung. As the first buds of the season are coloring the county, don’t let the April showers keep you inside. Utah Valley always has something going on — whether its a musical performance, sporting events or a random [...]

I tried it: Writer Kjersten Johnson goes under with Dive Utah’s scuba class

My breathing sounds like Darth Vader as I descend lower and watch bubbles rise to the surface of the Crater at Homestead Resort in Midway. This Switzerland-inspired town is home to the Crater, which draws tourists from all over the world. “The [...]

Provo’s connection to Panama — And why this island resort should be on your bucket list

Provo’s Palm Marketing has one of the best views in the county. Outside their second story windows, they watch happy couples outside the Provo City Center LDS Temple. Their desks shake when the Rooftop Concert Series fills Center Street with [...]

Red Rocks: 7 heavenly reasons to head South for the Winter … and beyond

While there are thousands of reasons to take I-15 southbound, Utah Valley Magazine is naming seven reasons to hit red-rock country for the weekend … or longer. 1. To Jeep and 4-wheel The line of cars heading south through Highway 6 illustrates [...]

Your Picture-Perfect Winter Wonderland guide to Heber Valley

It’s not holly or jolly to spend more time getting to your destination than enjoying the actual getaway. Here are 14 delightful reasons to head a short 20 minutes up Provo Canyon to Heber City and Midway during the most wonderful time of the [...]

NYC audiences catch vision of UVU stained glass installation

Depicting the entire scope of human knowledge in stained glass may sound like an impossible feat, but a small army of Utah Valley artisans and academics tackled the task and captured the attention of New York City artists this week. Utah Valley [...]

Traveling with the Bucket List Family: A Q&A with world-traveling mom Jessica Gee

  For most people, traveling the world is just something to dream about or put off until after retirement. But for Jessica (30) and Garrett Gee (25), it’s a here-and-now reality, even with their two young children (Dorothy, 3, and Manilla, [...]

Top 10 spots to explore in Yellowstone National Park

The National Park Service turns 100 today (Aug. 25) — and to celebrate, all of the national parks will be free this weekend. If you’re looking for a park to visit, consider Yellowstone National Park — after all, it’s the world’s [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

7 things Ann Rowan wants you to know about Provo

Ann Rowan was in a groove in Boston, where she earned her master’s in museum education at Tufts University. She and her husband, Jamin, who was working on his English master’s and Ph.D. at Boston College, loved the city bustle and daily [...]

5 Reasons to Come, Come Ye to Saint George: Utah’s Dixie is a winter wonderland — minus the winter

Many birds — at the first sign of cooler weather and shorter days — migrate to warmer climates, which makes nesting easier and resources more abundant. With birds as a guide, Utahns can migrate from mountain skiing to desert golf in a matter [...]

10 ways to combine BYU’s Las Vegas Bowl trip into a family vacation

Local football fans have a rare opportunity to see BYU and Utah battle in a bowl game when the two longtime rivals clash in the Las Vegas Bowl on December 19. It isn’t just an opportunity to watch the Cougars try to end a four-game losing [...]

7 things Jean Funk wants you to know about Saratoga Springs

Thirty-nine years ago, Jean Funk graduated from BYU in child development and family relations. The day she got her diploma, she married her sweetheart, Dave, and moved to a farm in Oregon where they worked and lived off the land, raising seven [...]

8 Southern California vacation activities besides Disneyland

Summer is here again — which means Utah Valley residents will flock to Southern California in droves to visit Disneyland. Wondering what else there is to do in the area? Here are eight favorite destinations to add to your next California [...]

Choose your own adventure in Santaquin

Originally attracting early pioneers to the area for its fertile soil, Santaquin is today recognized statewide as the Utah Farming Heritage District. This city might be small geographically, but it offers a long list of exciting things to do. Outdoor [...]

Choose your own adventure in Pleasant Grove

Away from the hum of the highway and the buzzing of the busy is Pleasant Grove, a haven in Utah County. It was settled in 1850 by travelers attracted to a grove of trees that offered temporary shelter and promise of rich soil — and today [...]

10 full-time senior missionary opportunities

In April 2006, Elder Robert D. Hales taught Church members about the greatly needed role of senior missionaries in the work of salvation. “Your Heavenly Father needs you,” he said, speaking specifically to members approaching [...]

25 uniquely ‘Utah’ symbols, objects and places

When you hear “Utah,” what comes to mind first? UtahValley360.com has declared the 25 most identifiable objects, symbols and people most uniquely and synonymous with “Utah,” ranked here from least known objects up to [...]