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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.

7 facts you did not know about Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 4/5/19 at 02:25 PM
  • Category: Business Spotlight, Things to Do
Heber Valley is not only known for The Greatest Snow on Earth but also known as Utah’s backyard playground. Every year, family and friends gather for vacations, weekend getaways and events, some of which are award-winning. How much do you know about Heber Valley? Read through these seven facts to see how many people come to Heber Valley each summer for fun adventures. Take note as to what to put on your Heber Valley summer bucket list.

Ride Heber Valley: The Best Cycling tips you need

  • Posted On: 2/11/19 at 09:49 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The Heber Valley is often overlooked by cyclists visiting (or living) in Utah due to its close proximity to the world renowned town of Park City. However, Heber City boasts unique views of Mt. Timpanogos to its south and is flanked by the Uintas -- the highest east-west running mountains in North America -- to its north. This picturesque mountain town is a gateway to some great road biking and while there are some family-friendly routes, most rides would be enjoyed more by intermediate and advanced riders.

Sun and Fun Below Mount Timpanogos: Explorations of Deer Creek State Park

  • Posted On: 2/3/19 at 09:57 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The sunlight sparkled and danced on the water as we drove beside Deer Creek Reservoir. The day was warm, the sun was out, and I was excited to get out on the water. Pulling into a parking spot, my husband and I headed up to Deer Creek Island Resort to pick up our rental kayaks.

Winter's Bluebird Days: A perfect Staycation

  • Posted On: 11/3/18 at 11:05 AM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
Winters can be kind of gloomy. But there is nothing better than those “bluebird” days of winter when the clouds part and the skies are brilliant blue. Those are the days winter begs US to come outside to play. Some times we can't get way for days on end, but we can all use a little one or two day staycation. We’re calling this staycation itinerary our “Bluebird Adventure” because it’s designed to help you get the most out of the Heber Valley on one of those sunny days.