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Little Switzerland: A Winter Paradise in Midway Utah

  • Posted On: 1/19/21 at 03:07 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
The hills are alive with Swiss heritage and winter adventures in Midway, Utah. The town of Midway is known as “Little Switzerland,” both for its dramatic mountain location in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains and for its Germanic heritage. Whether you’re a local or traveling from out of state, Midway makes for the perfect getaway for those wishing to breathe the clean mountain air and enjoy scenic tranquility.

4 Businesses To Support This Holiday Season in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 12/17/20 at 04:45 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Local businesses have rich history and tell a story that makes Heber Valley a hidden gem in the Wasatch Mountains. During the holidays it’s so important to follow the spirit of the season and carry on the legacies of small business owners. In the summer of 2015, the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce created an initiative called “Keep it Local.” The sole objective of the program was to strengthen Heber Valley’s economy by promoting the concept of dining, shopping and playing local.

13 Places for Apres Ski in Utah's Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 12/1/20 at 11:01 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Après ski means something different for everyone—some are looking for a place to grab a cocktail, some want a sweet treat and others are looking for a full meal after a day outside, whether it’s a casual bite to eat or a more upscale dinner. We’ve outlined our favorite spots under each category below for you to check out this winter.

Experience the Magic of the Holidays in Heber Valley like a Kid

  • Posted On: 11/12/20 at 02:01 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
The holidays change gradually the older we get. Studies have shown that the majority of Americans experience an increase in stress during the holiday season. When you have to worry about holiday travel, finding the perfect gift or playing Santa, it’s easy to forget the magic of the holiday season. Despite your growing to-do list, it’s important to remember that it’s not about the presents that make the holidays the most magical time of year — but making memories together as a family. Experience the wonder of the holiday season with your family and make holiday traditions that will keep the magic alive for years to come in Heber Valley.

The Homestead Crater: Out of this World Geology and History

  • Posted On: 10/13/20 at 12:09 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Maria and Simon Schneitter probably could not have imagined in 1891 what Schneitter’s Hot Pot Resort would become — a resort that would become the bedrock in the hearts of Heber Valley residents and the state of Utah, also known as Homestead Resort. A wonder to behold, the Homestead Crater may look like an ordinary hill in Midway, Utah on the outside, but if you take a closer look, you’ll discover that the hill is, surprisingly, a shell encasing a natural geothermal spring