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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.

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.

Take a Ride at Dutch Hollow

  • Posted On: 7/11/16 at 02:29 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
It doesn’t matter if you’re a local or a visitor to Heber Valley, the Dutch Hollow Trail system of Wasatch Mountain State Park is definitely worth your time. If you’re new to the sport of mountain biking you really need to give the Heber Valley Overlook trail a try. The trailhead for this ride starts right from the parking lot making it easy to find.

Finding Fairy Forest

  • Posted On: 10/9/15 at 12:20 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Just to the east of Heber Valley are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of fairies enchanting the forests along side the scenic Mirror Lake Highway. Somewhat mystical in origin, it's not clear how, why or when the Fairy Forest came to be.

Take Picture, It lasts longer

  • Posted On: 5/22/15 at 09:09 AM
Guest blogger Gene Sweeney shares picture taking tips from his 40 years in the business. Practice these new found skills on a scenic drive up the mountains.