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It’s all about Swiss Days

  • Posted On: 8/23/19 at 11:05 AM
  • Category: Things to Do, Upcoming Events
Midway Swiss Days takes place on Friday and Saturday over Labor Day weekend every year. Whether you have never come before or are a Swiss Days professional – I will share some of my favorite tips for having a great time.

Heber Valley Hiking Trails: An Adventure for Everyone

  • Posted On: 8/1/19 at 10:59 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
Heber Valley has a multitude of hiking trails that weave through forests and meadows on the face of the hills and mountain sides of the area. Each hiking trail leads to breathtaking vistas and overlooks the valley that makes each trail a must-see for locals and visitors alike. With so many options, it can be hard to decide which trail fits you best. Here is an overview of five different trails that range from light family outings to an all-day adventure-seeking activity. 

Swim, Scuba, Snorkel and more at The Homestead Crater

  • Posted On: 7/10/19 at 12:39 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Fifty-five feet below the top of a limestone, beehive-shaped dome, is a mineral spring that stays at temperatures ranging from 90 - 96 degrees Fahrenheit no matter the weather outside. The Homestead Crater is a unique, natural wonder that’s not only a great spot for a vacation but also a one-of-a-kind experience. 

Heber Valley Trails: On the Edge of Adventure

  • Posted On: 7/1/19 at 04:15 PM
  • Category: Expert Advice, Things to Do
The Heber Valley, known for its famous railroad and some of the best milkshakes around, boasts a world-class trail system that features miles of pristine off-highway vehicle trails. What makes the trail system so great is not just the beautiful scenery, the cooler mountain temperatures, or even the convenient access to adventure.

The Beginner's Guide to Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 6/5/19 at 01:33 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Three state parks. One valley. Whether you live in Utah or are visiting from somewhere else in the world, you’ll find Heber Valley to be the home of your next breathtaking adventure. Full of countless memorable trails, the iconic Heber Valley Railroad and a one-of-a-kind hot spring known locally as “the crater,” this is your destination for a quick and convenient escape sure to thrill the whole family. With so many opportunities for adventure, it can be difficult to find where to start. Our beginner’s guide is here to help with a walkthrough of the best places to stay, eat and journey in order to experience Heber Valley to the fullest.