Where to experience fall near Salt Lake City

In partnership with Expedia It’s time to fall into fall. Splashes of color highlight Utah’s mountains as the temperatures start to drop. As the sweater weather settles in, Utah’s fall festivities kick into full gear for the season. Whether day-tripping or looking to rent a car, these sites are worth the short drive out of Salt […]

Zillow includes 3 Utah cities on Top 10 list for hottest housing market in 2017

Three Utah cities made Zillow’s list for the “Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2017”: Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City. “Zillow’s 2017 list highlights that jobs and opportunities are increasingly growing in smaller markets away from the coasts,” said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Svenja Gudell in a press release. “Mid-size cities like Salt Lake […]

Luke’s Diner from ‘Gilmore Girls’ coming to Salt Lake for one day

Oct. 5 is a day of celebration for the residents of Stars Hollow. After all, 16 years ago on this day their fictional town came to life through the television series “Gilmore Girls.” To celebrate the anniversary of “Gilmore Girls,” over 200 coffee shops across the United States will transform into Luke’s Diner for a […]

40 under 40: Lindsey Miller Petersen

The Tyler Robinson Foundation, Salt Lake City AGE: 37 BORN: Salt Lake City TITLE: Director of marketing and communications Lindsey Miller Petersen is on top of the world (ay!). The BYU graduate is the marketing director for Imagine Dragons’ pediatric cancer nonprofit, she is adjunct faculty at LDS Business College, and she was a pioneer at […]

40 under 40: Amy Osmond Cook, Ph.D.

Osmond Marketing, Provo AGE: 39 BORN: Salt Lake City TITLE: CEO For Amy Osmond Cook, content is queen. She is an editor and writer in any and every forum — blogs, articles, full-length books. She has taught writing and communication classes at BYU, Arizona State and U of U. She ghostwrites for CEOs who publish […]

General Conference Temple Square Scavenger Hunt

Attending general conference in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City is a unique experience, and one many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share with their families. But the 10 hours of sessions are only part of the experience. Touring Temple Square is an indispensable part of […]

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 the No. 1 most Utah-specific icon. 25. The Quaking Aspen Tree Utahns are so passionate about the quaking aspen that state politicians passed […]

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 beautiful red rock scenery — and who doesn’t? — Moab is a hiker’s paradise. About 190 […]

Orem to Trader Joe’s: We want you

What’s better than a new Trader Joe’s opening in Cottonwood Heights next year? A Trader Joe’s opening in Utah Valley. Orem wants to be the site of that grocery store. The company announced late last month that it would be opening a new store in Cottonwood Heights in 2015; its first Utah store opened in […]

A local’s guide to the Sundance Film Festival

Every January people travel from all over the world to attend the Sundance Film Festival, where they can watch interesting films, spot celebrities and enjoy the snowy mountain atmosphere. The festival does its best to make the out-of-towners feel at home here, but festival organizers make sure they don’t neglect the locals who make Utah […]

5 things you didn’t know about the Temple Square lights

Utah County has its share of holiday entertainment. But if your Christmas plans involve a trip over the river and through the woods to Salt Lake City, the Temple Square lights are a can’t-miss. Much of the display is familiar to Utah County families—the beauty of the lights, the nativity on the reflecting pool and […]

Underwear runners may join crowds on Conference weekend

LDS General Conference goers might see more than just protestors with signs this October. This year, runners wearing only underwear might also be added to the mix. The Utah Undie Run route takes runners from the State Capitol building down to State Street, which is just east of Temple Square in Salt Lake City.  It […]