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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 [...]

Utah drivers second best in U.S.

Dogging Utah drivers is common small talk around these parts. Amanda Lind, who moved to Lehi six months ago from Montana, says Utah drivers are the craziest she’s ever seen. “If you’re not going 20 above the speed limit, you’re [...]

10 things Utah Valley residents need to know right now

By Chelsea Adams It’s finally Friday. The weekend is mere hours away. Here are 10 things you simply must know before you start your weekend. 1. Rise and shout the Cougars are out BYU men’s basketball team enters the West Coast Conference [...]

Scenic getaways: A long weekend in Sedona

Sedona, Ariz., is a great vacation destination with something for everyone, from outdoor adventures to arts and culture on par with Laguna Beach or Taos, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of vibrant red hills and blue skies. But the [...]

Most dangerous places to drive in Provo & Orem (INFOGRAPHIC)

In 2014 more Utah Valley residents will die from heart disease, cancer or a stroke than from any other cause of death according to the Utah Department of Health. However, with more and more people driving distracted, driving too fast and driving [...]

9 romantic spots in Utah Valley

Make a date, set the mood, plan a grand gesture — whatever you’ve got going this Valentine’s Day, you don’t have to go far. These spots are as local as they are romantic. 1. Utah Lake What is it about standing on the edge [...]