09222017

Summer of everyone: South Valley

“I’m bored.” Those are the most dreaded words a parent can hear from non-pupilous children during the 99 days of summer. Put away the sigh and the eyeroll (we’re talking about yours) and check out 47 ideas divided geographically. No [...]

Utah’s best summer staycations for families

When summer hits, many Utah families plan to get far away from home and their busy school-time schedules. But instead of skipping the state, why not stay in Utah? Staycations are easier on your wallet, and Utah has some of the most beautiful, [...]

Staying baaa-lanced: BYU students bring GOGA to Utah Valley

Doing downward dog with a goat on your back is a thing now, and Utah County isn’t kidding around. Imagine you’re looking out over the valley — toes at the top of your yoga mat — and breathing in the crisp mountain air. And then imagine [...]

5 training tips for a more successful downhill race

Like many Utah races, the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer (June 24) is mainly downhill — 2,484 feet downhill to be exact. In the seventh annual race hosted by Intermountain, approximately the first eight miles are in American Fork Canyon. “The [...]

UV To Do: May 2017

We’ve had April showers — now comes May showers (and a variety local events). Add these Utah Valley events to your calendar to get you through those last few weeks before summer. Events Utah County Museum Meet-Up When: May 3 Where: [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 springtime events in Utah Valley

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 [...]

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 [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley events for a colorful weekend

Spring has almost sprung. As the first buds of the season start to color the county, don’t let the March chill 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 [...]

2017 race schedule in Utah Valley

Spring is just around the corner, which means you can finally leave the treadmill behind and start running outside. Whether you set a 2017 goal to to run your first race or you are a seasoned runner looking for a new race to take for a stride, [...]

First free 2017 national parks day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The National Parks Service will hold its first free parks entrance day in 2017 on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Jan. 16). “Fee-free days make parks accessible to more people,” the Parks Service writes on its site. In total, there [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 festive weekend events to celebrate the holidays

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 events happening around Utah Valley. [...]

UV To Do: December 2016

Events Breakfast with Santa When: Dec. 3, 10 and 17 from 9 a.m. Where: Thanksgiving Point’s Show Barn Cost: $30–$35 for adults and $25–$30 for children Site: thanksgivingpoint.org Story Time with Santa When: Dec. 5–8 at 5 p.m. Where: [...]

Christmas in Color provides Utahns a chance to drive through brightly lit winter wonderland

Who says you have to be cold to enjoy the lights? Christmas in Color, drive-through light experience, is now open in Provo, Utah and Kearns, Utah — which means you enjoy the show while cutting Jack Frost out of the equation. With one million [...]

20 pictures that show how the All-Together Playground includes everyone

Children laughed and screamed as they ran around from one piece of equipment to the next, unable to quench their curiosity and sense of adventure. “Does anyone else want to play?” one child would ask, making the purpose of the [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 can’t-miss Utah Valley events

  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 events happening around Utah [...]

7 fall festivities you don’t want to miss at Hee Haw Farms

If you go When: Sept. 30 – Nov. 5 Where: Hee Haw Farms, 150 S. 2000 West, Pleasant Grove Cost: $6 for general admission $5 for the Haunted Hayride, $3 for Corn Maze Number: (801) 368-4335 Site: heehawfarms.com Sponsored Story Deck [...]

UV To Do: October 2016

Events Sundance Scenic Lift Rides When: Sept. 6 – Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Where: Sundance Cost: $15-$20 for adults; $13–$18 for children Site: sundanceresort.com Pumpkin Bash Where: Talus Ridge (538 North Trek Rd., Saratoga Springs) When: Oct. [...]

University Place’s The Orchard brings the outdoors indoors with these playground attractions

Just in time for the cold weather, The Orchard at University Place is officially open after a ribbon cutting outside of the mall on Monday morning. The Orchard is Orem’s newest park, which includes outdoor seating, choreographed fountains [...]

Weekend best bets: 5 Utah Valley can’t-miss events

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 events happening around Utah Valley. [...]