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This is the heart of Utah's terrific ski country. Set amid majestic mountain scenery southeast of Salt Lake City, nestled between some of the country's top ski resorts -- Deer Valley, Snowbird, and Alta -- is an abundance of natural wonders, such as Timpanogos Cave National Monument and Provo Canyon. The towns in this area run the gamut from Park City -- aka "Sin City" to some -- to Provo, one the most conservative cities in the state, and the home of Brigham Young University. Over the mountains from Park City, the Heber Valley is a spectacular sight from land or air (take a balloon ride for the latter), and a hint of Hollywood even glitters in this remarkable mountain landscape, thanks to Robert Redford's Sundance Resort near Provo and the annual hullabaloo in Park City, the Sundance Film Festival.