Utah Valley Parade of Homes Winners (2016–2023)

Are you looking for a Utah Valley Parade of Homes winner from years past? Maybe you're interested to see the most recent winner? Well, look no further! Discover the homes from 2016–2023 that captivated hearts and minds of Utah Valley parade goers, setting the standard for architectural innovation and interior design excellence in Utah's picturesque valley.

How Long Does It Take To Build A Custom Home?

One of the most common questions we receive from those seriously considering building a custom home at Summit Creek is, 'How long will it take to build my custom home?' Clients often hear oversimplified or even sugar-coated answers, like 'about twelve months' or '18 months.' However, the truth is a bit more nuanced.

[Updated 2024] The Ultimate Guide To Living In Midway, Utah

Are you interested in learning more about Midway, Utah? Maybe you're considering a move to Midway soon, or you're interested in visiting. Whichever is true for you, look no further than this guide! We will cover the pros and cons of living in Midway, Utah, the local hot spots, the weather, schools, and so much more!

[Updated 2024] The Ultimate Guide To Living In Heber City Utah

Are you interested in moving to Heber City, Utah? Maybe you're thinking about moving to Heber City soon, or perhaps you're just interested in visiting. Whatever your situation, look no further than this guide! We'll dive into the pros and cons of living in Heber City, Utah, highlight local hot spots, discuss the weather, touch on schools, and so much more!

The Best Places to Live in Utah (Top 5!)

Utah, renowned for its stunning landscapes and thriving communities, offers diverse living environments. You're in luck if you're searching for the best places to call home in the Beehive State. In this comprehensive guide, we'll unveil the top 5 best places to live in Utah, each with its unique charm and lifestyle.

Utah Mountain Homes: 7 Heart-Stopping Stunners

Utah's rugged landscapes and majestic mountains have long captivated the hearts of nature enthusiasts and seekers of serenity. Nestled within these awe-inspiring peaks are the hidden gems known as Utah mountain homes. These retreats offer more than just shelter; they provide a lifestyle that seamlessly blends modern luxury with the beauty of the great outdoors.

Fourth of July Fireworks in Utah: Best Viewing Spots

July 4th is just around the corner, and you know what that means! It’s time for barbecues, get-togethers, parades, and topping it off with some amazing fireworks at night.

With such a wonderful time of year upon us, we've rounded up some of the top viewing spots to catch the amazing fireworks that will be painting the sky on July 4th. Check out these fun spots below!

Outdoor Dining in Utah: Top Restaurants with Patios & Views

With the warmer months ahead, now’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy an afternoon or night out with family, friends, good food, and incredible views. Whether you’re looking to dine in a national forest, waterfront, or on a peaceful patio, you’re sure to have an incredible sensory experience.

5 Homes You Won’t Believe Are In Utah

From the Wasatch Mountains to 5 National Parks, Utah is quite a sight for sore eyes. Its beautiful mountainous landscape lends itself to some incredible views and scenery. But that's not all Utah has to offer. It is also home to some absolutely stunning houses. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so we'll let photos of these contemporary mountain masterpieces do most of the talking!

5 Devastating Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Custom Home

If you’re planning on building a custom home, there are a lot of important decisions to be made during this exciting process. Making sure that your personality and design preferences are prevalent throughout is a must. But we wanted to run through 5 of the biggest mistakes to avoid throughout the planning process.

PickleBall 101: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you’re looking to transition from tennis, racquetball, or another sport, or if you’re just looking for a way to stay active, work on coordination, and have some friendly competition, pickleball is where it’s at.

Where Can I Still Find Lots in Utah County?

You may be wondering to yourself, “Where can I still find lots in Utah County?” Your dream of building your custom home might be dwindling as you begin to think the well is running dry, so to speak. Or you might even be compromising your dreams to fit the current state of the housing market. If this is you, we have some great news. We just released 9 more lots.

The Best Places to Retire in Utah County

You want a place where you can slow things down so you can build your legacy, spend time with those you love most, and really focus on the things that matter most in life. We're going to give you a checklist of things that your home and community need to have to make your retirement the best and utterly stress-free so that you can focus on the essential things in life.

California to Utah: 9 Things to Know Before Moving

With its small-town charm and its beautiful, mountainous landscapes to its robust, bustling economy and conservative values, it’s hard not to love Utah.

The change of pace and overall atmosphere are part of the incredible formula that makes Utah the perfect spot for living a life full of memories.

Best Flowers to Plant (or Bring Inside) this Spring

From colorful wildflowers that blanket the mountains and valleys to beautiful rose bushes that brighten private gardens, Utah is where hundreds of flowers take root and thrive. Whether you’re looking for beautiful buds to plant on your own or gorgeous blooms to pick up from a local florist, here are five of the best flowers to plant (or purchase) around Summit Creek this spring.

5 Animals to Watch for at Summit Creek this Spring

From miles of mountainside hiking trails and biking paths to nearby lakes and rivers dotted with picturesque fly-fishing spots, Summit Creek invites residents to explore and embrace the outdoors (on-property or nearby). And while you’re enjoying the fresh spring air, keep an eye out for native wildlife.

A Very Green Spring Clean: How to Refresh Your Space With Indoor Plants

If you’re looking for a simple way to bring the outdoors in at Summit Creek, why not refresh your space with some new plants? Thanks to their aesthetic appeal and health benefits, plants are a simple yet fun way to spruce up your surroundings. From large plants that can serve as centerpieces in your living room to tabletop plants that can add a pint-sized pop of color, here are five of the best indoor plants for beginners.

5 Local Restaurants to Support (and Savor) Right Now

With the restaurant industry hit particularly hard by the pandemic, there’s never been a better time to show your support by savoring dishes from treasured establishments near Summit Creek. Whether you’re in the mood for a laid-back lunch or a formal sit-down dinner, consider this your go-to dining guide.

The Wall Street Journal Features Summit Creek as a Desired Destination Free of Short-Term Renters

Summit Creek was recently featured as a community of choice in a Wall Street Journal article about the rise in demand for neighborhoods with rules against short-term rentals. House-hunting families and retirees are looking for more than just homes these days. According to WSJ, a portion of buyers are looking for a true community of permanent neighbors rather than a revolving door of renters and guests.

4 Winter Activities to Pursue in Your Backyard at Summit Creek

While it can be tempting to spend all winter inside with mugs of hot chocolate perpetually on standby, every once in a while it’s important to get out and enjoy the fresh air. From cross-country skiing to fat tire biking, here are four ways you can make the most of Utah’s gorgeous scenery...and make some special memories with your loved ones in the process.

Easy New Year Resets: Quick Tips to Improve Your Mood and Health

When the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, it’s easy to dream up lofty goals to accomplish in the New Year. But the reality is that resolutions can quickly fall by the wayside. So rather than aiming for something super lofty, why not set smaller, more achievable goals that will be easier to stick this year? Here are five ways Summit Creek residents can usher in a happier and healthier 2021. 

Best Wintertime Day Trips from Summit Creek

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Utah, which means it’s time to bundle up in your warmest clothes and explore the snow-capped sanctuary in Summit Creek’s backyard. Here are four of the places you won’t want to miss near Summit Creek.

Summit Creek Announces Plans For New Amenities

Summit Creek residents have lots to look forward to in the new year. While our community already offers an abundance of amenities—from the year-round Summit Creek Springs pool complex to miles of backcountry trails and welcoming Loafer Clubhouse—now, our Woodland Hills enclave is announcing plans for a new set of family-friendly amenities.

Made in the Wasatch: Local Goods You Can Gift This Year

With the holiday season now underway, it’s time to tackle all those last-minute items on your list, from buying ingredients so you can whip up wintery treats to finding the perfect presents for each of your loved ones. Instead of heading to a big box store, why not spread the holiday cheer by shopping local? At Summit Creek, we’re lucky to have a wealth of locally-owned shops and boutiques in our backyard.

Easy & Delicious Holiday Recipes to Make This Month

With the holiday season in full swing, now is the perfect time to create some special new memories with your loved ones. From making a cranberry cheese ball to mixing up some holiday-themed snack mix to get you through a day on the slopes or the trails, these fun, festive treats will make your holidays extra merry and bright this year. 

Your Guide to Ski Season in Utah: The Top Passes & Resorts

Those who call Summit Creek home are lucky enough to have access to some of the best ski resorts in the country, which makes the season even more memorable. If you’re trying to figure out which pass to purchase this season, here’s everything you need to know about three of the top options.

5 Ways to Decorate Your Space for Autumn

It’s officially sweater weather here at Summit Creek, and we couldn’t be happier about it. With dozens of hiking and biking trails throughout the property, there’s no shortage of things to do in the great outdoors. If you’re looking for simple yet effective ways to make your home feel like fall, we’ve got you covered.

A Closer Look at Summit Creek’s New Magnolia Estate Collection

Seasons are changing here in Summit Creek, and alongside cooler weather and bright autumn colors, our mountain community is welcoming the all-new Magnolia Estate Collection from our exclusive homebuilder, Magnolia Homes. Offering bright, open-format floor plans and plenty of outdoor space to soak in the community’s incredible scenery, these four under-construction homes truly set a new standard for luxury living in the greater Utah Valley region.

How the Pandemic Will Redefine Home As We Know It

Day-to-day life undoubtedly changed in recent months, so it’s no surprise that the things people look for when buying homes have also shifted. From flexible living and working spaces to large kitchens that allow owners to make delicious meals when working from home, the Summit Creek community, at its core, represents everything buyers are looking for these days.

6 of the Best Golf Courses in Utah Set Moments From Summit Creek

It just doesn’t get much better than a pristine day on the greens — especially when you’re surrounded by good company, fresh outdoor air and Utah’s iconic mountain and valley views. Luckily for Summit Creek residents, there are plenty of sought-after golf courses to choose from within moments of our community’s gates.

Utah National Parks to Explore This Summer

While your vacation plans have likely shifted this summer, you can still make it one for the books by exploring the wilderness playground in Utah’s backyard. From Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park, check out four beautiful vacation destinations within easy driving distance of Summit Creek.

Break a Sweat in Nature: Virtual Fitness Classes You Can Do Outdoors

If you’re looking for a way to stay motivated on your fitness journey, virtual classes are sure to inspire you. And here at Summit Creek, owners enjoy the most inspiring outdoor setting to break a sweat — elevated above the inversion of Utah Valley and embraced by panoramic mountain vistas.

Summer Dreaming at Summit Creek

There’s nothing quite as precious as summertime. It’s those sunrise hikes in the Wasatch, long afternoons at the pool and evenings spent under quiet, starry skies that our families remember for years to come. That’s why, here at Summit Creek, home is designed for true respite amongst nature, where residents can focus on the moments that matter most, with the people who matter most.

Summit Creek Takes to the Cover of Spaces

While the Summit Creek community has long valued our mountainside sanctuary amid the foothills of the Wasatch, our shared sense of gratitude for the place we call home has undoubtedly grown tenfold in recent weeks. Spaces, a weekly section in the Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune, recently explored this newfound appreciation in its April issue, where Summit Creek is spotlighted on the cover and via full-length story. 

4 Meditative Moments in Our Backyard

At this time, we could all use more moments of calm in our day-to-day routines. Thankfully, there are many meditative, feel-good ways Summit Creek residents can find solace during this time. Here are four ways we can reconnect and recharge—right in our backyard.

Celebrating the Wonder of the Winter at Summit Creek

Taking place on a beautiful, snowy Saturday in February, our Winter Social featured an event jam-packed with snowshoe adventures, s’mores beside the firepit and a family snowman building competition alongside family, friends and neighbors.

Winter Break is Better in the Wasatch

Whether your children are enjoying a break from college or coming to visit with tots of their own, here are some of the top reasons why winter break is simply better in the Wasatch.

Why Utah is America’s Economic Star

There has never been a better time to make Summit Creek and Utah your home. In fact, Utah is considered the second-happiest state in the U.S. (behind Hawaii)—perhaps, partly thanks to the state’s economic advantages.

How to Build Your Dream Home at Summit Creek

Have you dreamt of crafting a legacy mountain home for your family to enjoy for generations to come? Summit Creek is making it simple for you to bring your most aspirational mountain retreat to life.

A Taste of June: 4 Dishes to Celebrate the Season’s Best

Along with the vibrant hues that sweep our mountainscape, June also brings an array of color to our markets—just in time for summer BBQs. For when you stock up on the season’s best produce, here are a few of our favorite ways to plate Utah’s seasonal goods.

4 Technologies to Complete Your Smart Mountain Home

At Summit Creek, your mountain dwelling’s modern interiors present the perfect canvas for state-of-the-art technologies. Here are the high-tech devices that are sure to bring your definition of “ease” to a whole new level.

Winter Activities Nearby Summit Creek

At Summit Creek, there’s absolutely no shortage of winter activities to partake in. And the best part? Residents can escape the crowds at the day’s end and retreat to nature.