Tag Archives: Heber

Train Ride Provo Canyon

Heber Valley Railroad up Provo Canyon, Utah, Utah County, Family Train Rides

Climb aboard for breathtaking scenery and a time to unwind during this relaxing, three-hour ride. Capture stunning views of Mt. Timpanogos and the dramatic landscape of the glacier-carved Provo Canyon.

The Provo Canyon Limited departs from The Heber Valley Railroad Station, follows the shores of Deer Creek Reservoir then travels along the banks of the renowned Provo River to Vivian Park. You will have a layover of approximately 20 minutes at the Park, where the little passengers can play at the playground, and the grown-ups can enjoy the riverside views.  The return trip to the Heber Depot is just over an hour aboard the train.

Daily Train Rides (Except Sunday)

Heber Valley Railroad
450 S 6th W, Heber City, UT 84032
(435) 654-5601

Raft ‘N Rails

Heber Utah Raft Rails Train ride Provo Canyon Sundance

Cool off a hot summer day with this fun activity for ages 3+. Enjoy a scenic train ride from Heber to Vivian Park, raft the renowned Provo River with experienced guides through Class I and Class II rapids, visit the famed Sundance Resort, then catch a return shuttle to the depot OR with the TimeSaver option you can catch a return shuttle without visiting Sundance Resort.

June-September Tuesday-Friday

Heber Valley Railroad
450 S 6th W, Heber City, UT 84032
(435) 654-5601

Carriage & Sleigh Rides

Utah Horse Drawn Rides

Carriage, Sleighs and Wagon Rides

Winter Sleigh Rides

Holiday Sleigh Rides On The Farm
December Annually
American West Heritage Center, Wellsville

Rocky Mountain Outfitters
December Annually
633 West Soldier Hollow Ln, Midway
(435) 654-1655

Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Wheeler Historic Farm
Daily Rides 10 am–6 pm
6351 S 900 E, Murray

Homestead Resort

Homestead Resort, Midway, Utah, Wasatch County, Wasatch Mountains, Park City, Utah County, Heber, Sleigh Rides, Winter Summer, Crater, Scuba Diving

The Homestead Resort offers unique accommodations near four world-class ski destinations. 

  • 13,000 square feet of flexible space, accommodating up to 300, featuring oversized windows, T1 and WIFI internet access, and the latest audiovisual service and support
  • AVEDA Spa, featuring experienced aestheticians, licensed massage therapists, a complete menu of spa treatments.
  • Adventure Center, offering pocket billiards, Ping-pong, board and video games, a guest library, and much more.
  • Homestead Crater, a 55-foot tall, beehive-shaped rock filled with 90-degree water, offering world-famous swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving
  • Championship golf course, featuring fantastic views of the Heber Valley and the picturesque Snake Creek Valley
  • Aquatic facilities, including indoor / newly remodeled outdoor pools, spas, and a natural mineral bath
  • Fitness room, featuring Life Fitness treadmills, Precore ESX elliptical machines, Life Fitness stationary bikes, Proformance weight machines, and TKO weights

Homestead Resort & Spa
700 N Homestead Dr
Midway, UT 84049
(435)654-1102

Sleigh Bells ‘n Whistles

Train Ride, Sleigh Ride and a Cowboy, Poet, Heber Utah, Heber Creeper, Provo Canyon, Winter Activities

Experience Heber Valley’s winter wonderland as you travel over the river and through the fields…first by train, then by sleigh! Along the way, you’ll stop for a journey by horse drawn sleighs or wagons (dependent on snow conditions) through the beautiful country setting, to a ranch shelter. There, you’ll delight to tales told by an authentic cowboy poet and enjoy sweet treats and hot beverages around the old-time pot-bellied stove. Then, climb aboard again and return to the Heber Depot.

Winter Sleigh Ride to visit a Cowboy Poet, Heber Utah Provo Canyon, Park CityThe train departs from the Heber Valley Railroad Depot and travels toward Midway for a beautiful view of the Deer Creek Reservoir and Heber Valley. Along the route, you’ll stop for an old-fashioned group sleigh ride through snow-covered fields, then return to the Heber Valley Railroad Depot in the warmth of the train. Fare includes approximately 30-minute, round-trip train ride, group sleigh/wagon ride, refreshments and entertainment.

Dates: Snow Conditions Permitting

January 2 & January 16, 2010
February 6 & February 20, 2010
March 6 & March 20, 2010

Schedule: 3:00 pm Depart Heber Depot / 4:30 pm Return
Fares: $38 Adult/Senior, $28 Child (3-12)

Dress warmly for the sleigh ride and make sure to bring your camera…you just might see deer and elk along the way!
Perfect for all ages, families, friends and groups (can comfortably accommodate up to 60 passengers, larger groups also welcome).
Advance reservations are required 24-hours in advance. No outside food or beverage is allowed.

North Pole Express Christmas Train

North Pole Express Christmas Train, Heber Utah, Holidays, Children's ActivitiesWinter has settled into the Heber Valley, and the Heber Valley Railroad is decked out for the holidays! Join us aboard Utah’s 100-year-old railroad for a fun-filled excursion that your family will remember fondly for years to come.

Don’t miss the ever popular trip to the North Pole, a wonderful experience for the whole family! Elves serve hot drinks and treats while sharing favorite carols . Enjoy the magic of the season as your child’s eyes light up when Santa climbs aboard, in the comfort of your favorite pj’s. Reserve your tickets early, seats sell out fast!

The North Pole Express departs Tuesday through Saturday for a magical, round-trip journey to the North Pole.
Times: 5:00pm & 7:30pm  Duration 1&1/2 hours, round trip.

Learn how to Snowshoe

Snowshoeing, Snowshoes, Park City, Utah, Heber, Wasatch County, Winter Activities, Family, Salt Lake City, UtahBasic Snowshoeing Class (Hailstone): Join the park naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon and learn the benefits of snowshoeing as a lifelong physical activity. Snowshoeing can contribute to increased cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and muscle endurance. Bring snowshoes or borrow a pair from the park. Pre‑registration is required. Day‑use fee is $10 per vehicle with up to eight people or free to Utah State Parks Pass holders. For more information, please call (435) 782‑3030 or (435) 649‑9540. Hailstone is located at exit 8 off hwy 40 on the west side of Jordanelle State Park.

Sleigh and Dine

Romantic Winter Sleigh Rides, Scenic, Heber Valley Utah, Holidays, Christmas Dining

Come and enjoy a sleigh ride and afterwards warm up inside with a tasty meal at the Homestead Resort. After the sleigh ride dinner will be served in Fanny’s Grill at the Homestead. This is a great family reunion or corporate get together. It is also a perfect romantic evening for two for Valentine’s Day or whenever you want to show your sweetie your affection. Don’t miss out!!

Enjoy a unique, historic, and memorable experience on a horse-drawn buggy or sleigh ride around the Homestead Resort, one of Utah’s oldest running resorts. Homestead sits nestled in the beautiful Heber Valley outside the small town of Midway, located about 20 minutes from Park City. Our beautiful teams of clydesdales,belgians, and spotted draft horses will pull you through a nice scenic view of Heber Valley and you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Wasatch Mountains.

All rides are PRIVATE, this means only your party will be on a sleigh.
Children 3 years old and under may ride at no cost.
Warm wool blankets are provided in cold weather.

Couples………………………138.00 (for two people)
Adults (3 or more)…………59.00
Children (4-11)…………….39.00

Please call for reservations (435) 654-1655

Heber Valley Tube ‘n Train Ride

Heber Valley Tube 'n Train Ride, Soldier Hollow, Heber, Utah, Park City, Salt Lake County, Snow Tubing, Sledding, Train Rides, Children's Activities, Kids Stuff, Stuff to Do

The Tube ‘n Train Adventure departs from the Heber Valley Railroad Depot, travels to the Soldier Hollow Platform, then returns to the Heber Valley Railroad Depot after an exciting, tow lift-served snow tubing session.

Get out and experience winter fun combining a train ride and snow tubing on a 1,000 foot groomed hill with tow lift service.Enjoy approx. 90 minutes of snow tubing before returning on a relaxing train ride to Heber. Note: the 3:00 pm departure returns by bus.

Fare includes train ride, snow tube, tow lift pass, shuttle transfer. Food options limited at tubing hill. Order boxed lunch with advance reservation.

Dates & Departure Times: (Snow Conditions Permitting)
January 2—30, 2010—Fridays, 11:00 am / Saturdays, 11am & 3pm
February 5—March 30, 2010—Fridays & Saturdays, 11am & 3pm
December 17-30, 2010—Monday through Saturday, Call for Specific Times

Duration: 3 Hours, Round-Trip
11:00 am departure includes shorter train ride and longer tubing session; 3:00 pm departure includes longer train ride and shorter tubing session,

Fares: $38 Adult/Senior, $28 Child* (3-12)  *Under 3 Not Allowed on Tubing Hill

Advance reservations required.