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Why Not Take the Scenic Route?

  • Posted On: 7/11/14 at 10:07 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
When given the option many prefer the quickest route. But here are few reasons to slow down and take a scenic ride from Midway to Park City over Guardsman Pass.

Fall Razor Adventure

  • Posted On: 9/18/13 at 03:30 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Yesterday we took a staff retreat and got away to the mountains for some time to enjoy the beautiful scenery and try out our Razor driving skills!

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 6: Drive the Mirror Lake Highway

  • Posted On: 8/6/13 at 02:59 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Day 6: Drive the Mirror Lake Highway. The snow flies early in the Uinta Mountains because of their extremely high elevation. So before that happens, be sure you take a trip and spend an afternoon admiring the gorgeous lakes and stunning vistas that the Mirror Lake Hwy has to offer.

Summer Scenic Drives

  • Posted On: 7/9/13 at 09:00 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
The Heber Valley generally stays cooler than the surrounding parts of the state, thanks to its elevation, but sometimes during the hottest part of the year, even the valley gets too hot. That’s when you jump in the car and drive further up into the mountains seeking the cooler temps and beautiful scenery. Here are our top 5 favorite drives.