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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 [...]

5 amazing Utah spring break destinations for families

Move over, California. If you’re looking for the perfect vacation spot for this spring break, it may be closer to home than you think. Check out these beautiful, family-friendly destinations in the Beehive State. 1. Moab   If you like [...]

10 local activities to make you forget its winter

Utah Januaries and Februaries can be downright dreary. Lack of sunshine and the post-holiday blues can have us dreaming of being anywhere but here. Fortunately, Utah Valley has some spots where you can leave your winter blues at the doorstep [...]

To grandmother’s house we go: 15 fun stops along I-15

For many families in Utah County, the traditional trek over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house is more of a jaunt up and down Utah Valley’s major interstate. And if the familiar drive gets a little humdrum this holiday [...]

BYU, BYU–I and BYU-H: A side-by-side comparison of Church schools

Thousands of college-age members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints attend a church-owned university, and thousands more high school seniors are preparing to apply for admittance next fall. At every Church-owned university, [...]

In the writing room with ‘Studio C’

BYUtv’s hit sketch comedy show “Studio C” is making millions of people laugh. But we wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to bring an episode to the screen. Is it all fun and games? “That’s actually pretty [...]

1994-2014: 20 ways missions have changed in 20 years

In the grand scheme of LDS Church history, 20 years isn’t much. But when it comes to missionary work, 20 years is a significant amount of time. While a missionary’s purpose is the same today as it has always been, the logistics [...]

Audiobooks that will make your family road trip fly by

If you’re going on a road trip with your family this summer, gear yourself up for listening to whiny kids, bored teenagers and a few too many rounds of “99 Bottles of (whatever) on the Wall.” Or, you could just take one of [...]

9 LDS Church history day-trip destinations

Church history sites dot nearly every corner of Nauvoo, Illinois. Upstate New York and Kirtland, Ohio, have their share of historically significant places too. But families living in Utah County don’t need to drive across the country [...]

Summer Unplugged: 50 local summer activities

These 50 summer fun ideas will get the kids off the couch and into the action while banishing “I’m bored” from your family’s vocabulary. We’ll take you from May to August with weekday wins and weekend wonders — no batteries required. 1. [...]

4 out-of-this-world day trips

In less than a day’s drive from Utah County, you could be in another world — one with aliens or dinosaurs or Vulcans. If you have ever wanted to see the settings for famous movies, here are some suggestions for quick but fun day trips from [...]

13 vacation destinations Mormons love

Quality family time is important to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. And if family game night is becoming mundane, why not take your quality time on the road? Here are 13 popular travel destinations with special significance [...]

Top 10 ways to save at Disneyland Resort

  You could say Rachel Meyers really likes Disneyland. The 37­-year-old Orem mother of four frequently writes about it for her blog Positivelymommy.com. She also films YouTube videos about the Happiest Place on Earth. Oh, and she’s [...]

Happy Valley and the Happiest Place on Earth

It’s no secret that Happy Valley loves the Happiest Place on Earth, and it’s easy to see why. Utah Valley, known for its family-oriented culture, is just a short plane ride (or a 10-hour drive) from Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. “Utah [...]

6 easy to moderate hikes in and around Bryce Canyon

Snowshoeing in February sounds like a pretty sure plan, especially during a frigid winter, right? That’s what my friends and I thought when we planned a Bryce Canyon trip for Presidents Day weekend — but Mother Nature had other plans. Rolling [...]

10 questions Utahns shouldn’t ask people from other states

Utah was settled as a gathering place for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Now, more than 150 years later, Church members still gather in Utah for general conference, missionary training and university studies. With [...]

British Pageant comes to Nauvoo for 2014 season

Last year, a new Church Pageant opened in the British Isles. More than 300 volunteers gave nine performances of “Truth Will Prevail,” a musical production that tells the story of early Latter-day Saints in Britain. Audiences of [...]