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Art, Heritage, and Food

  • Posted On: 3/20/14 at 08:00 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Heber Valley IS "Utah's Adventure Escape." One of those adventures can be exploring the art and beauty of our pristine valley. To honor those who have an eye for beauty here is an art adventure just waiting for you. You'll try new foods, see beautiful paintings by masterful hands, and even create your own. Remember there is ART in AdvenTuRe!

Celebrating Centenarians

  • Posted On: 3/14/14 at 02:00 PM
  • Category: Local News
It's not every day that a local town or business turns makes it to 100 years old let alone beyond. We are lucky to have a few around these parts. This week we celebrate our local Centenarians who have (or almost) reached the 100 year mark. These are the places that make Heber Valley what it is. Also check out the special deal at the end.

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.

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!