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Snow Days: A perfect Winter Daycation

  • Posted On: 10/28/18 at 01:36 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Remember as a kid praying for a snow day when school was cancelled, and you had a glorious 24 hours all to your own imagination? Well here’s a nod to those good old days with these “daycation” ideas to answer the age old question “what to do during the winter.”

Celebrating Cowboy Culture

  • Posted On: 10/24/18 at 02:00 PM
  • Category: Things to Do, Upcoming Events
The western traditions of the old west come alive in the Heber Valley through song, poet, gunfights, rodeos and more as Heber Valley declares October as "Cowboy" Month. Strap on your boots, chaps, and cowboy hats to head up to the Heber Valley “Cowboy” October.

10 Tips from Locals in the Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 8/26/17 at 10:52 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Heber Valley is one of the most beautiful sections of Utah—and it’s filled with a variety of options for anyone who enjoys the outdoors. Where do you get started? We went straight to the source, asking locals what they would recommend for first-time visitors to Heber Valley. Here are the 10 tips they came up with.

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.

10 Questions with Mr. Railroad - Mark Nelson

  • Posted On: 11/17/15 at 08:49 AM
Have you ever wondered what it's like to operate the Utah's only Historic Railroad? Or how Santa fell in love with the Heber Valley RR? Or even who would win in a race - Santa's Sleigh or the Heber Creeper? Mark Nelson, executive director of the Heber Valley Railroad shares the behind the scenes magic of what it takes to keep this popular icon on the tracks.