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 Golf Courses 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.

National Parks to Explore This Summer in Utah

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, here are 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.

Why Living Near BYU Means Better Living

For all of the wonder and excitement that the state of Utah provides the state is likewise celebrated for its commitment to education. And, luckily those who live at Summit Creek are mere minutes from Brigham Young University.

5 Olympic Winter Games Decoded

Considering Summit Creek is ideally situated in the Wasatch and many of our residents engage in winter sports, from alpine to nordic skiing, we took it upon us to decode a few Winter Olympic events that haven’t gained as much global exposure.