Monthly Archives: July 2017

Pioneer Day Celebrations Throughout Utah


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Pioneer Day is an annual state holiday in Utah meant to celebrate and honor the pioneers who demonstrated industry and bravery when they ventured to settle in what is now Salt Lake City. Celebrations are traditionally held on July 24th throughout the state, and include parades, pioneer games, and fireworks.
Here is a list of various firework events, along with other activities, going on in honor of Pioneer Day throughout the state:

July 21st

Bountiful  –

July 22nd

Salt Lake Bees Game –
Fairview City –
Mapleton –
Cottonwood Heights –

July 24th

Salt Lake City –
Ogden –
Spanish Fork –
Logan –
Heber –
Washington County –

5 Utah Swimming Holes to Visit This Summer


The heat is upon us in Utah and it’s not going anywhere, anytime soon. Beat the heat and experience the natural beauty that Utah has to offer by visiting these swimming holes that are sure to impress.

Toquerville Falls

Located just outside Zions National Park in a secluded area, this swimming hole is a desert oasis.

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Homestead Crater

An all-natural geothermal pool located in Midway. The water stays at a toasty 96 degrees and is great for floating around or even scuba diving.

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Fifth Water Hot Springs

This place is a little piece of heaven on earth where the natural hot spring pools are fed by a beautiful waterfall. Located in the middle of Diamond Fork Canyon.

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Mona Rope Swings

Located about 30 minutes south of Provo at the Mona Ponds. They have multiple platforms you can use to swing out to the water and there is even a small rope swing for younger kids to try out.

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Mill Creek North Fork Canyon Swimming Hole

This beautiful spot in Moab is considered the local swimming hole, and a nice relaxing place to beat the heat.

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