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Santa Sleigh Ride

  • Posted On: 12/12/13 at 12:22 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Capture the magic of Christmas on Santa's Sleigh Ride at the beautiful Homestead Resort. Bring your entire family for an evening of jingle bells, songs and laughter as you glide across the field of snow. Bundle the little ones up for a new family tradition this holiday season.

A Little Swiss, Ginger & Nuts

  • Posted On: 12/9/13 at 09:53 AM
  • Category: Local News, Things to Do, Upcoming Events
What a winter wonderland in the Heber Valley as we celebrated the Cottages for the Children Gingerbread House Festival, Swiss Christmas in Midway and the Interfaith Crèche Exhibit and the Nutcracker by the Wasatch Dance Company.

Annual Quilt Festival—"Sew" Much Fun!

  • Posted On: 10/11/13 at 12:30 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
If you've any interest at all in sewing or quilting or just like to meet nice people and admire beautiful work, you do not want to miss the the Utah Quilt Guild's 35th Annual Quilt Festival up at the Zermatt Resort this weekend. The quilts on display will blow you're mind.

Ride the Heber Creeper

  • Posted On: 10/3/13 at 12:00 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
I spent a large portion of my childhood living in Provo, Utah—as a family we drove Provo Canyon quite regularly to visit family or to hike Bridal Veil Falls or enjoy a picnic at our favorite spot among the pines. I love Provo Canyon—it’s one of my favorite places and I know it well. So that’s why I was surprised to take a ride on the Heber Creeper this fall and realize I didn't really know the canyon at all. Seen from a train, the canyon is a completely different sight!

Wasatch Mountain's Hidden Apple Orchard

  • Posted On: 9/25/13 at 03:00 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Shhhh … you wanna hear a Heber Valley September secret? It’s the Huber Grove apple orchard, one of Wasatch Mountain State Park most unique features. Planted in 1885 by Johannes Huber (a Swiss immigrant) and his wife Maria, the Huber Grove still produces apples ready to be harvested every September, even after 125 years!