Best of the Beehive

Best of the Beehive 2022: South Salt Lake

South Salt Lake, the little sister of Utah’s capital city, is working hard to nurture a thriving culture. Now, there are stretches of walkable blocks, enlivened by public art, boutique businesses, cool craft breweries and local distilleries. 

Best of the Beehive 2022: Park City & the Wasatch Back

Park City & the Wasatch Back is a latticework of contradictions—frequented by both ski bums living that #vanlife and the owners of million-dollar homes and condos.

Best of the Beehive 2022: Central 9th

Put this burgeoning hood in the “you’ll want to live here someday and wish you’d moved in during its painful metamorphosis” file. 

Best of the Beehive 2022: Marmalade/The Avenues

The state capitol building, with its beautiful grassy lawns and cherry trees, sits at the top of the hill. To the east is The Avenues, one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Salt Lake. To the west is the LGBT-friendly The Marmalade, one of the funkiest historic neighborhoods in Salt Lake.

Best of the Beehive 2022: Utah Valley

The second most populous county in Utah has long had a reputation for a firm focus on being the most family friendly. It’s home to a handful of historic Main Streets populated with eclectic local boutiques, a rich tradition of promoting the (PG-rated) performing arts and beautiful natural wonders in American Fork and Provo Canyons.

Best of the Beehive 2022: Ogden

Ogden has always had a reputation for pushing the limits. Amid constant change, traces of the city's Wild West past enriches Ogden's untamed spirit. 

Best of the Beehive 2022: South Valley

A little exploration the south end of Salt Lake County will reveal bright spots of local color and culture, both old and new, and experiences you can’t get anywhere else in Utah.

Best of the Beehive 2022: Downtown & Central City

Once defined by the ornate 19th-century mansions along South Temple and old-fashioned apartment buildings, now the urban skyline is filled with modern multi-use developments, lively nightlife and sophisticated restaurants.

Best of the Beehive 2022: 9th & 9th

10 minutes or so from downtown, 9th & 9th is one of the liveliest and most walkable neighborhoods in Salt Lake City.

2022 Best of the Beehive Reader’s Poll

Every year, Salt Lake celebrates our favorite Utah things in our Best of the Beehive issue. It’s our cheeky love letter to the food, drinks, activities, places and more that make our...

Best of the Beehive 2021

Welcome to the Best of the Beehive Academy. We provide students with essential lessons in Utah living. Each year, we create curriculum to stimulate your intellect, fill your belly, spark your imagination...

Best of the Beehive 2021: Dining Hall

When the lunch (or dinner) bell rings, these standout food spots will give you the fuel to study for finals. Here are our picks for some of the best dining in Utah. The...

Best of the Beehive 2021: Teacher’s Lounge

After a long day of shaping young minds, our educators could use a stiff drink. Here are our picks for some of the best bars, distilleries and tap rooms in Utah. Best Bars You...

Best of the Beehive 2021: Playing Hooky

“Get in loser, we’re going shopping.” Here are our picks for some of the best shopping in Utah. Best Place to Get a Ring to Put a Ring on It If you're seeking a sparkly...

Best of the Beehive 2021: Primping & Preening

Get the look that will make you the coolest kid in school. Here are our picks for some of the best wellness and beauty in Utah. Best Place to Splurge on Product Celebrating its...

Best of the Beehive 2021: Field Trips

Let’s pile into the bus and take this show on the road. Here are our picks for some of the best outdoor adventures and kid-friendly fun in Utah. Best Epic Ride with an...
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