It's Valentine's Day — the day to celebrate everything you love.
As Utah County residents, we often point out things we hope to change about the area, things we hope to improve. But, there are many things we love about Utah County. Here are a few.
What would you add to the list?
The mountains are one of Utah's most recognizable landmarks, and they provide a truly beautiful view from almost anywhere in Utah County. From Mount Timpanogos to Mount Nebo, Utah County's mountains are something to love, whether you are just looking at them or enjoying the many recreation opportunities they provide.
Utah County is home to hundreds of restaurants that are so unique, and provide a wide variety of fares. Whether you like Thai, Indian, Korean or just plain old American food, Utah County has you covered. Check out our dining page for local restaurants ideas!
Utah County has been the home many successful, talented people. Musicians like Donny and Marie Osmond, Imagine Dragons, Fictionist, The Used, The Moth & The Flame and Neon Trees got their starts in Utah County. New bands and singers are constantly making waves in the local music scene. Several nationally-known dancers also came from Utah County, including Julianne and Derek Hough, Allison Holker, Chelsie Hightower and Jaxon Willard came from Utah County.
One thing is for sure, Utah County isn't short on recreational opportunities. From hiking and swimming to skiing and snowshoeing, there are plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the great outdoors in Utah County -- something we can love year-round.
The unique cities
Utah County cities definitely have unique personalities and vibes -- something you can clearly see in their downtown districts or during each city's annual city celebrations each summer.
Utah County cities also have rich histories that contribute to their current feel.
In up years and down years, BYU sports fans show up to show the love for the Cougars.
Not to be outdone, the Wolverines at UVU have made their place in our hearts.
They are what makes Utah County what it is -- the people who live here. Utah County residents. Many Utah County do incredible things to help their friends, family and community members, which brings a spirit of giving to the county.