7 Awesome Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

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Looking for your next your next American adventure? Only 50mins away from Salt Lake City, Utah lays Heber Valley, only one stoplight from the Salt Lake City International airport. Most of us have heard of Salt Lake City in Utah, it’s where the 2002 winter Olympics took place. Many travellers from around the world visit there yearly, but how about extended your trip a few more days and checking out Heber Valley.

Heber Valley is the perfect four-season destination for family and adventure travelers. There are many activities to enjoy in Heber Valley such as hiking, biking, golfing, fishing, water skiing, snow skiing, nordic skiing, ATV-ing, horseback riding and much more. Here are 7 awesome things to do in Heber Valley, Utah.

Homestead Crater

Crater Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

Over 10,000 years in the making, the Homestead Crater that’s 55-foot tall is a geothermal spring and a hidden gem in Heber Valley. The top of the dome lets in beautiful sunlight and keeps the mineral water warm, ranging in 90-96 degrees Fahrenheit, allowing visitors a unique swimming experience unlike any other.

Type: Adventure

Contact: 1-888-327-7220

Zipline Utah

zip line Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

For all you fun risk takers, try the newest addition to Heber Valley, Zipline Utah located in the Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the landscape, wildlife, beautiful rivers and mountain scenery. I highly recommend trying your hand in ziplining, it’s one of my favorite things I have done throughout my travels.

Open: Monday – Saturday

Type: Adventure, Family Fun

Rates: 1 person = $60, per 2-3 people = $55, per 4-5 people = $50, per 6-7 people = $45

Contact: 1-801-960-3113

Ice Castle in Midway

ice castle Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

Welcome to the Ice Castle located in Midway! This winter Heber Valley is spicing things up and creating a beautiful display of an ice castle with ice towers, glowing tunnels and roomy caves all made up of ice of course. Don’t miss this one of a kind experience and enjoy a truly unique experience in this winter wonderland!

Type: Family fun, Adventure

Hours: 3-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and 3-10 p.m. on Fridays, Noon to 10 pm on Saturdays.

Soldier Hollow Tubing

Tubing Soldier Hollow Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

Soldier Hollow is located in Wasatch Mountain State Park and is currently the longest tubing lanes in all of Utah with over 1,200-foot sliding lanes. You can enjoy a fun tubing experience during day or night time underneath the beautiful stars and landscapes. It’s a fun for all adventure that can be shared as a family, with your loved one or solo.

Type: Family fun, Adventure

Contact: 1-435-654-2002

*It is very strongly recommended that you book a reservation in advance, online ticketing available.

Heber Valley Creamery

Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

Ever wanted to see how milk and cheese are made? The Heber Valley Creamery is the place to do it! Took a tour to see how it’s all made. They make several types of cheeses and bottle raw milk at the Canyon View Farm. They also have ice cream and other products in their store. I’ve gone to a few of these around the world and it’s really nice to see the process of how cheese and milk is made.

*Tours are available for $5/person and are typically available on Thursday afternoons (depending on staff availability). Call ahead to schedule a tour.

Hours: 10am – 6pm, Monday – Saturday

Type: Family Fun

Contact: 1-435-654-0291

Heber Valley Railroad

railroad train Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

Take a ride on your traditional choo choo train, Heber Valley’s most popular attraction. The historic railroad train takes you on a 16 miles track between Vivian Park in Provo Canyon and into some of the most beautiful scenery in the state. The train will be an adventure for an hour and a half ride one-way, or round-trip for three hours. Check for special events.

Hours: Ticket prices vary, based on the event.

Type: Family fun, Adventure

Contact: 1-435-654-5601

The Spa at Zermatt

The Spa at Zermatt Things To Do In Heber Valley, Utah

The spa at Zermatt is the perfect way to relax and wind down from all your fun adventures and activities. This luxury resort spa features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, dry sauna, fitness center, hot tub with waterfall, aromatherapy steam grotto and more, along with the perfect spa menu full of treatments and relaxing massages.

Type: Relax

Contact: 1-866-937-6288

For more information on other activities, attractions, and hotels, visit GoHeberValley.com

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*This is a paid sponsorship from GoHeberValley.com, however, all text and items listed were created by Vanilla Sky Dreaming. Thank you to GoHeberValley.com for sponsoring Vanilla Sky Dreaming! As always, my opinion is my own.

 

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