Orem, conveniently located right off Interstate 15, forty minutes from Salt Lake City, and adjacent to Provo (and Brigham Young University), is home to Utah Valley University and over 92,000 residents. Many residents from surrounding areas come to enjoy all the shopping Orem has to offer, including University Mall. With its great location, Orem has always been one of the more popular cities, and the city continues to grow and expand, as families are moving to Orem, Utah. New housing developments and communities have been built, making Orem a great place for so many families to find the home they’ve always wanted.
Orem Summerfest, (car show pictured above) and other community events bring people together for fun entertainment.
Other upcoming events include:
June 28 Bluegrassroots Timpanogos Folk Festival
July 4-6 Colonial Fest
Sept 14 Brazilian Festival
Orem has all the perks that Provo has to offer since the cities are so close. The gorgeous mountain and lake views follow you anywhere you go. The city provides many parks as well as an updated recreation center. The city itself offers a wide variety of adult classes and programs and an excellent youth program that hosts a variety of sports, such as dance, football, tennis, soccer, volleyball, fishing, and more. Scera Center for the Arts and its neighboring park grounds feature a waterpark, playground, and theater that provide fun events and movies. With so many activities and events, there’s never a dull moment in Orem
For those with families and children, Orem is part of the Alpine School District. There are 66 schools in this community, including public and private schools, charter schools, academies, and preschool care. With the number of schools, no matter where you live in Orem, you can be within walking distance to your child’s school and know that they are getting an excellent education.
There is so much that Orem offers with its beauty, nature, shopping, schools, activities, and convenient location. Whether you prefer to live right in the hustle and bustle of city life or on the outskirts where it feels more rural, residents can agree that Orem is the perfect place to live.