Guidebook for your Utah County Stay!

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Guidebook for your Utah County Stay!

Food scene

One of our favorite places to eat in Orem! We highly recommend the garlic krispy chicken pieces and fries, although be warned the soft drink selection is not extensive. 1066 S 750 E Orem UT 84097 (4 miles away) https://klucks-kripsy-chicken.business.site/
Kluck's Krispy Chicken
1066 South 750 East
One of our favorite places to eat in Orem! We highly recommend the garlic krispy chicken pieces and fries, although be warned the soft drink selection is not extensive. 1066 S 750 E Orem UT 84097 (4 miles away) https://klucks-kripsy-chicken.business.site/
A delicious Mexican restaurant with tons of classic Mexican dishes. Brynlee loves the fajitas, and the diet Coke is supposedly delightful. Make sure to get a reservation or be okay with a long wait, it's usually pretty packed! 3815 167 W 800 N Orem, UT 84057 (0.9 miles away) https://mariabonitagrill.com/
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Maria Bonita Mexican Grill
3815 167 W 800 N
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A delicious Mexican restaurant with tons of classic Mexican dishes. Brynlee loves the fajitas, and the diet Coke is supposedly delightful. Make sure to get a reservation or be okay with a long wait, it's usually pretty packed! 3815 167 W 800 N Orem, UT 84057 (0.9 miles away) https://mariabonitagrill.com/
One of the best breakfast places nearby, Joe's serves delicious Southern-style breakfast, along with plenty of character (especially if you get to meet Joe himself!) The grits are sweet and filling, and you can't go wrong with just about everything on the menu. 1126 S State St Orem, UT (3.3 miles away) 1126 S State St Orem, UT (3.3 miles away)
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Joe's Cafe
1126 S State St
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One of the best breakfast places nearby, Joe's serves delicious Southern-style breakfast, along with plenty of character (especially if you get to meet Joe himself!) The grits are sweet and filling, and you can't go wrong with just about everything on the menu. 1126 S State St Orem, UT (3.3 miles away) 1126 S State St Orem, UT (3.3 miles away)
Yummy's truly has yummy Korean BBQ and sushi! 360 S State St Bldg C Suite 102 Orem, UT 84058 (2.2 miles away) https://yummysutah.com/
Yummy's Korean BBQ and Sushi
360 S State St
Yummy's truly has yummy Korean BBQ and sushi! 360 S State St Bldg C Suite 102 Orem, UT 84058 (2.2 miles away) https://yummysutah.com/
In the mood for some classic BBQ? The Smoking Apple has a variety of excellent meats and sides, certain to please any hungry stomach. 70 N State St Lindon, UT 84042 (2.2 miles away) https://smokingapplebbq.com/
The Smoking Apple
70 N State St
In the mood for some classic BBQ? The Smoking Apple has a variety of excellent meats and sides, certain to please any hungry stomach. 70 N State St Lindon, UT 84042 (2.2 miles away) https://smokingapplebbq.com/
Bangkok Grill has some Thai Food! We personally prefer Pad Thai and Massaman Curry (with Chicken). We really enjoy the laid back atmosphere and love that it is right around the corner from us. 934 N State St, Orem, UT 84057 (0.9 miles away) https://bangkokgrillorem.com/
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Bangkok Grill
934 N State St
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Bangkok Grill has some Thai Food! We personally prefer Pad Thai and Massaman Curry (with Chicken). We really enjoy the laid back atmosphere and love that it is right around the corner from us. 934 N State St, Orem, UT 84057 (0.9 miles away) https://bangkokgrillorem.com/
Cravings Bistro is all about grilled cheese! They make high-end grilled cheeses that anyone would enjoy. We really enjoy their Pesto grilled cheese and their KISS (Keep it Simple Silly) Cheese. 25 W Center St, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 (4.5 miles away) https://cravingsbistro.com/collections/grilled-cheeses
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Cravings Bistro
25 W Center St
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Cravings Bistro is all about grilled cheese! They make high-end grilled cheeses that anyone would enjoy. We really enjoy their Pesto grilled cheese and their KISS (Keep it Simple Silly) Cheese. 25 W Center St, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 (4.5 miles away) https://cravingsbistro.com/collections/grilled-cheeses
Same name as the grilled cheese place but they sells seasonal cakes and cupcakes that are amazing! We love the nutella churro cupcakes and make sure to get some every year. 93 S Main St suite c, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 (4.3 miles away) https://cravingsalishascupcakes.com/
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Cravings - Alisha's Cupcakes
93 S Main St
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Same name as the grilled cheese place but they sells seasonal cakes and cupcakes that are amazing! We love the nutella churro cupcakes and make sure to get some every year. 93 S Main St suite c, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062 (4.3 miles away) https://cravingsalishascupcakes.com/
Great Peruvian food right in the heart of Orem! If you are into trying new foods this is a great place to do so. 2.3 miles away
Peru 51
355 State Street
Great Peruvian food right in the heart of Orem! If you are into trying new foods this is a great place to do so. 2.3 miles away

Sightseeing

One of two local universities with many things to do including attend a sporting event, visit any of the museums, or even just tour the campus 6.7 miles away
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Brigham Young University
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One of two local universities with many things to do including attend a sporting event, visit any of the museums, or even just tour the campus 6.7 miles away
The second local university where a sporting event or a campus tour could make for a great experience! 3.6 miles away
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Utah Valley University
800 W University Pkwy
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The second local university where a sporting event or a campus tour could make for a great experience! 3.6 miles away
Want to check out a concert or a Utah Jazz game? This is the place for you! 38.9 miles away.
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Vivint Smart Home Arena
301 S Temple
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Want to check out a concert or a Utah Jazz game? This is the place for you! 38.9 miles away.
In the winter, you'll be able to ski and snowboard to your hearts content! In the summer, you can hike, bike, ride the zipline. Don't forget about about the Sundance Film Festival held every year! 11.8 miles away
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Sundance
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In the winter, you'll be able to ski and snowboard to your hearts content! In the summer, you can hike, bike, ride the zipline. Don't forget about about the Sundance Film Festival held every year! 11.8 miles away

City/town information

Moab is a city in eastern Utah. It’s a gateway to massive red rock formations in Arches National Park. Southwest, Canyonlands National Park features mesas and buttes carved by the Green and Colorado rivers, plus Native American rock art. Dinosaur tracks can be found at sites like Bull Canyon Overlook and Copper Ridge. In the city, collections at the Museum of Moab include dinosaur bones and archaeological artifacts.
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Moab
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Moab is a city in eastern Utah. It’s a gateway to massive red rock formations in Arches National Park. Southwest, Canyonlands National Park features mesas and buttes carved by the Green and Colorado rivers, plus Native American rock art. Dinosaur tracks can be found at sites like Bull Canyon Overlook and Copper Ridge. In the city, collections at the Museum of Moab include dinosaur bones and archaeological artifacts.

Neighborhoods

This route winds through impressive Provo Canyon past Bridal Veil Falls, Deer Creek Reservoir and on to scenic Heber Valley. Embarking from Provo on US-189, this byway parallels the Provo River, one of Utah's Blue Ribbon fly fishing waters. Short side trips on the Alpine Scenic Loop, U-92, lead past Sundance Resort, the Uinta National Forest and Timpanogos Cave National Monument. At the top of Provo Canyon, Deer Creek Reservoir State Park is a favorite spot for sailing, boating, fishing and windsurfing. Nearby is Soldier Hollow State Park, venue for cross-country skiing, biathlon and Nordic combined events during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Throughout the winter months, visitors are welcome to cross-country ski or snowshoe the 16 miles (26 kilometers) of trails that wind through the trees and hills surrounding Soldier Hollow when Olympic training or competitions are not taking place. Summer visitors may hike,mountain bike or golf at two 18 hole courses.
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Provo River Trail
Provo River Trail
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This route winds through impressive Provo Canyon past Bridal Veil Falls, Deer Creek Reservoir and on to scenic Heber Valley. Embarking from Provo on US-189, this byway parallels the Provo River, one of Utah's Blue Ribbon fly fishing waters. Short side trips on the Alpine Scenic Loop, U-92, lead past Sundance Resort, the Uinta National Forest and Timpanogos Cave National Monument. At the top of Provo Canyon, Deer Creek Reservoir State Park is a favorite spot for sailing, boating, fishing and windsurfing. Nearby is Soldier Hollow State Park, venue for cross-country skiing, biathlon and Nordic combined events during the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Throughout the winter months, visitors are welcome to cross-country ski or snowshoe the 16 miles (26 kilometers) of trails that wind through the trees and hills surrounding Soldier Hollow when Olympic training or competitions are not taking place. Summer visitors may hike,mountain bike or golf at two 18 hole courses.

Places to Ski

One of the world's most famous ski resorts! In fact, this is one of two resorts in Utah that doesn't allow snowboarders. 42.2 miles away
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Alta Ski Area
10010 Little Cottonwood Canyon Rd
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One of the world's most famous ski resorts! In fact, this is one of two resorts in Utah that doesn't allow snowboarders. 42.2 miles away
Brighton Ski Resort is one of the oldest skiing/boarding resorts in the country. But old doesn't mean outdated; Brighton is one of the most diverse and modern areas in all of Utah! Local Utahns have voted Brighton as the #1 resort for "Child/Family Friendly Terrain" and as the "Best Value," for over six years in a row! Brighton is unique in that 100% of its terrain is accessible from high-speed lifts. 50.6 miles away
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Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
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Brighton Ski Resort is one of the oldest skiing/boarding resorts in the country. But old doesn't mean outdated; Brighton is one of the most diverse and modern areas in all of Utah! Local Utahns have voted Brighton as the #1 resort for "Child/Family Friendly Terrain" and as the "Best Value," for over six years in a row! Brighton is unique in that 100% of its terrain is accessible from high-speed lifts. 50.6 miles away

Local Recreation

Windsor Park is within walking distance of our home and is packed full of fun things to do. With a playground, soccer field, baseball field, tennis court and walking path, there is something for everybody at Windsor Park. 0.5 miles away
Windsor Park
1356 North 200 West Street
Windsor Park is within walking distance of our home and is packed full of fun things to do. With a playground, soccer field, baseball field, tennis court and walking path, there is something for everybody at Windsor Park. 0.5 miles away
The Orem Recreation Center has a $5 entrance fee for adults and $4 for kids and senior citizens. The Rec Center is open from 5AM to 10PM Monday through Saturday. It features a large indoor pool available for open swim, swimming lessons, and swim team training. Orem Fitness Center also has a full-size gym, a modern weight room, several racquetball courts, and aerobic equipment. It even includes a leisure pool featuring a lazy river, play structures, and water slides. 2.3 miles away
Orem recreation center
580 165 S
The Orem Recreation Center has a $5 entrance fee for adults and $4 for kids and senior citizens. The Rec Center is open from 5AM to 10PM Monday through Saturday. It features a large indoor pool available for open swim, swimming lessons, and swim team training. Orem Fitness Center also has a full-size gym, a modern weight room, several racquetball courts, and aerobic equipment. It even includes a leisure pool featuring a lazy river, play structures, and water slides. 2.3 miles away
Y Mountain is one of the most iconic and visited hikes in all of Utah! Situated directly east of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, United States. The Slide Canyon, or Y Mountain Trail, leads to a large block Y located 1.06 miles (1.71 km) from a parking area at the mountain's base with an elevation gain of 1,074 feet (327 m). This hillside letter was built over a hundred years ago as the insignia for BYU. For years the trail to the Y has been one of the most hiked trails in Utah Valley and provides a scenic view of Provo and Orem, the rest of the many cities in Utah Valley and Utah Lake. 8.4 miles to the trailhead
Y Mountain Trailhead Road
Y Mountain Trailhead Road
Y Mountain is one of the most iconic and visited hikes in all of Utah! Situated directly east of Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, United States. The Slide Canyon, or Y Mountain Trail, leads to a large block Y located 1.06 miles (1.71 km) from a parking area at the mountain's base with an elevation gain of 1,074 feet (327 m). This hillside letter was built over a hundred years ago as the insignia for BYU. For years the trail to the Y has been one of the most hiked trails in Utah Valley and provides a scenic view of Provo and Orem, the rest of the many cities in Utah Valley and Utah Lake. 8.4 miles to the trailhead
Evermore is a year-round Fantasy Adventure Renaissance Faire in Utah County. Experience interactive activities, quests, and outstanding shows from Aerial silks, Fire Dancing, Magic shows and so much more for the whole family. Themed foods and drinks make the romantic European hamlet tucked away in Pleasant Grove a delicious adventure! 5.6 miles away https://www.evermore.com
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Evermore Park
382 S Evermore Ln
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Evermore is a year-round Fantasy Adventure Renaissance Faire in Utah County. Experience interactive activities, quests, and outstanding shows from Aerial silks, Fire Dancing, Magic shows and so much more for the whole family. Themed foods and drinks make the romantic European hamlet tucked away in Pleasant Grove a delicious adventure! 5.6 miles away https://www.evermore.com

Grocery Stores

This is our local grocery store! A nice 3 minute drive or 14 minute walk and you’ll have access to all your grocery needs. 0.3 miles away
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Macey's
760 E Main St
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This is our local grocery store! A nice 3 minute drive or 14 minute walk and you’ll have access to all your grocery needs. 0.3 miles away
Sometimes we like to switch things up and head to Smith’s because we’ve found more name brands here than we have at Macey’s. 1.4 miles away
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Smith's Food and Drug
350 N Freedom Blvd
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Sometimes we like to switch things up and head to Smith’s because we’ve found more name brands here than we have at Macey’s. 1.4 miles away
We recommend the Lindon Walmart vs. the one in Orem since it’s usually less busy and more easily accessible! 3.3 miles away
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Walmart Supercenter
585 N State St
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We recommend the Lindon Walmart vs. the one in Orem since it’s usually less busy and more easily accessible! 3.3 miles away
For those with a Costco Membership this can be a great place to purchase your supplies in bulk at great prices! 3.5 miles away
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Costco Wholesale
198 N 1200 E
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For those with a Costco Membership this can be a great place to purchase your supplies in bulk at great prices! 3.5 miles away