Provo is the largest city in Utah County. It is located 43 miles (69 kl) south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. It has a population of 526,810 residents at the 2010 census, and it is the largest metropolitan area in Utah after Salt Lake City and Ogden- Clearfield.
Provo’s diverse population provides numerous opportunities for cultural experiences, whether it be cuisine, art or conversation. Its historically new downtown can keep everyone entertained with rooftop concerts, a film festival, comedy shows, and outdoor summer cinemas as well as numerous nightly events hosted by a wide variety of entertainment based businesses.
Provo has a large network of trails both mountainous and paved. Many of these trails allow bikes on them which provide its users with trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Provo is also home to two beautiful canyons. Provo Canyon is full of beautiful waterfalls, scenic lookouts, rafting and ice climbing in the winter. Rock Canyon offers Provo its most iconic natural characteristic in Squaw Peak. It is also an excellent area for hiking and rock climbing, including a multi pitch sport climbing route that climbs up the face of Squaw Peak.
Provo has been a beacon for education to the world for decades. It is no coincidence that a city with great educational opportunities also has an edge in business. The bright minds migrating to Provo provide the kind of environment that allows the businesses here to staff their companies with qualified personnel. It is an environment that inspires and allows for the beginning of new companies and expansion of existing ones.