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Hidden gems and flavors in Heber Valley History

  • Posted On: 4/12/21 at 10:00 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
In the spring of 1859 pioneer settlers from the Salt Lake Valley in Utah discovered for the first time a hidden gem in the mountains, a valley that would eventually be known as the Heber Valley. Those earlier settlers found a beautiful valley surrounded by towering mountains with a wide river cutting across the valley floor. This new home still had hidden treasures to discover which still entice people to explore the valley today. Though new to the area, those pioneers weren’t the first to discover this land.

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.

Determination Through the Decades — Small Town Support for a Home-away-from-home

  • Posted On: 5/6/20 at 02:18 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Take a step back in history, back before Heber Valley was settled, the Native American, Timpanogos Utes lived and supported their families by hunting and gathering during the summer months.

The Top Five Adventures for Magical Moments

  • Posted On: 12/2/19 at 10:20 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Twinkling lights and holiday cheer bring the holiday spirit into the lives of family and friends this time of year. However, the holiday hype in Heber Valley is the perfect way to create unforgettable, magical moments that will last a lifetime.

My Top Six Spring Activities in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 4/18/19 at 12:18 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
What is there to do in Heber Valley in the spring? I get asked this question all the time! Most people know about the endless summer and winter adventures in Heber valley, but what about the spring? Heber Valley in the spring is Utah’s best kept secret - there are some neat things to see this time of year.