Utah County is one of the most family-friendly areas in the state. From established communities like Provo and Orem to rapidly growing areas like Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain, there’s something for everybody here. Utah County is home to Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University, as well as many of the top public elementary and secondary schools in the state. You’ll find many of the top ski-areas in Utah within an hour’s drive of Utah County, including the world-famous Sundance resort, which is owned by actor Robert Redford. You’ll also find a number of outdoor activities like hiking, biking or even boating on Utah Lake. There are cultural activities galore, including museums and live theater. In the summer you’ll find a number of festivals and celebrations, including BYU’s “Stadium of Fire” on Independence Day. Forbes magazine has ranked Utah the No. 1 state for business four out of the last five years. Salt Lake County is the home of the NBA’s Utah Jazz, Real Salt Lake of the MLS, University of Utah Pac-12 athletics and was the host of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.