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Sweets for Your Sweetie

  • Posted On: 2/14/14 at 10:17 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Ditch the boxed chocolates this year, and take your Valentine to get some real sweets from one our local bakeries. We've taken the guess work out, check out our review on the most popular treats from Tarahumara Bakery and Tortilleria, Midway Country Corner, and the Backerei and Cafe Eis at the Zermatt.

Simon's Gets a Passing Grade

  • Posted On: 1/30/14 at 11:03 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Looking to celebrate a special occasion or just need some good ol' home style cooking? Head over to Simon's Restaurant at the Homestead Resort to treat yourself to great traditional favorites like Country Fried Steak or try something new like Fried Green Tomatoes or Braised Beef Noodles. Your taste buds will thank you.

A Fall Drive up Guardsman Pass

  • Posted On: 9/12/13 at 10:30 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
This is my favorite time of the year—the air is getting cooler, the mornings are crisp, there are pleasant rainstorms, but things haven’t started to freeze or frost over yet; it’s time to bring out the sweaters and boots and starting enjoying soups and stews. Of course no autumn in Utah is complete without the gorgeous fall foliage. Last year I found my favorite place in the Heber Valley to admire the colors—Guardsman Pass.

Day 9: Ride the Rails like a Hobo

  • Posted On: 8/9/13 at 08:00 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Day 9: Ride the Rails like a Hobo. Enjoy a train ride (if you want a more authentic experience you can even ride in the freight car), plus delicious cauldron-cooked stew in a tin can, the world's best corn bread, and soft drinks while exploring all things hobo.

Pioneer Day Celebrations

  • Posted On: 7/23/13 at 08:00 AM
  • Category: Upcoming Events
Looking for fun stuff to do to celebrate Pioneer Day? We've got you covered with so many different options!