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Heber Valley's Local Blog

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Read through the various posts below provided by Heber Valley Tourism and Economic Development to read stories about Heber's historical past, its current local ongoings and events and information about future happenings within Wasatch County!

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Bringing the No. 618 back to the Tracks

  • Posted On: 1/25/17 at 04:05 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Local Business News, Things to Do
Passion can be it's own force of nature. It drives us to become better, to do better, to try harder, and to follow our dreams. It takes passion to dedicate your life in honing your craft. The mechanics, machinists, and steel workers at the Heber Valley Railroad exhibit their passion for rail car and steam engine each day they go to work.

Top 7 Winter Adventures in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 1/12/17 at 02:25 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Most people in Utah know Heber Valley as summer destination for all things outdoor. However, when the temperatures drop and thick snow covers the grounds, the winters in Heber Valley heat up. Here’s the top seven things you need to do with your family this winter up in Heber Valley.

Ice Castle Set to Open Dec. 27

  • Posted On: 12/8/16 at 09:54 AM
  • Category: Local News, Things to Do, Upcoming Events
An unforgettable winter experience will return to Midway, Utah this season, bringing millions of tourism dollars with it. Utah-based Ice Castles has already started construction on their Midway winter wonderland and is on target to open December 27, if temperatures stay seasonal.

Family Reunion in Utah's Backyard Adventure

  • Posted On: 10/19/16 at 02:20 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
During the five years that I’ve worked in Heber Valley, I’ve provided hundreds of referrals as to where people should visit within the Heber Valley area. From one-day visits to week-long retreats, I’ve been able to talk the tourism talk quite well. This fall, however, I was able to gain first-hand experience in truly experiencing the majesty of the Heber Valley.

Fall Photo Finish with Photographer Brent Haddock

  • Posted On: 9/16/16 at 12:08 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
As the leaves begin to change and fall gives way to winter its time for a "Fall Photo Finish." This weeks blog comes from guest blogger Brent Haddock. Brent has spent many years taking great photos of the Heber Valley and has compiled a list of tips to help anyone take beautiful fall photos. Check out his work on his website, then get out to go get some great shots.