8 of Utah County’s best beaches

The Beehive State is hundreds of miles from the ocean, but it’s still possible to have fun at the beach without making the 600-plus mile trip to the west coast. Utah County has a handful of sandy “beaches” next to local ponds, lakes and reservoirs, where you can have a great time sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, […]

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 trip: Hit the waves at Huntington City Beach There’s a reason Huntington Beach’s nickname is Surf […]

Forget about family vacations

We are heading south this week, shunning the fickle spring weather in hopes of a truly warm Spring Break. I’d say we are going on a family vacation, but I learned long ago that using the term vacation when traveling with small children is setting oneself up for disappointment. When I think of a vacation, […]