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Experience the Magic of the Holidays in Heber Valley like a Kid

  • Posted On: 11/12/20 at 02:01 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
The holidays change gradually the older we get. Studies have shown that the majority of Americans experience an increase in stress during the holiday season. When you have to worry about holiday travel, finding the perfect gift or playing Santa, it’s easy to forget the magic of the holiday season. Despite your growing to-do list, it’s important to remember that it’s not about the presents that make the holidays the most magical time of year — but making memories together as a family. Experience the wonder of the holiday season with your family and make holiday traditions that will keep the magic alive for years to come in Heber Valley.

The Homestead Crater: Out of this World Geology and History

  • Posted On: 10/13/20 at 12:09 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
Maria and Simon Schneitter probably could not have imagined in 1891 what Schneitter’s Hot Pot Resort would become — a resort that would become the bedrock in the hearts of Heber Valley residents and the state of Utah, also known as Homestead Resort. A wonder to behold, the Homestead Crater may look like an ordinary hill in Midway, Utah on the outside, but if you take a closer look, you’ll discover that the hill is, surprisingly, a shell encasing a natural geothermal spring

Great Experiences Await on the Heber Valley Railroad

  • Posted On: 9/23/20 at 03:40 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
When you arrive at the station at the Heber Valley Railroad, your eyes savor the scenery. Grand engines sit in the yard that looks like they have transcended time, a countryside filled with the ambiance of the wild west and excited children waiting to present their ticket to the conductor. History runs deep in this little valley.  

How to: The Heber Valley Trip Planner

  • Posted On: 8/7/20 at 11:40 AM
  • Category: Things to Do
The Trip Planner is incredibly easy to use. Input your start and end date. Fill out the number of adults, teenagers and children coming along. Then, if you want to customize your preferences, hit the drop-down menu of optional activity preferences and choose between popular destinations or hidden gems, the pace you want to enjoy your trip and the types of activities to include. Click to see your plan, then sit back and relax while the planner does all the heavy lifting for you

The Dog Days of Summer in Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 7/14/20 at 01:59 PM
  • Category: Things to Do
When embarking on your next adventure, it’s always better when your best furry friend can come along too. Find all the best places to stay and play that your dog will love as much as you do.