January 7, 2018

Midway, Utah

Life in Midway, Utah, explained by people who’ve lived in Midway:

*Click here to share your experience living in Midway*

*Response format = Answer (Your name, How long you’ve lived in Midway)

Midway Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Midway?

  • Location. (Eileen, 1 month)
  • Small town feel. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • The traditions and small town events. (Erika, 6 years)
  • The beauty of it. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Small town. Scenery. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Midway?

  • The association needs to find common ground, work for the interest of the community, and let the petty personal issues go. (Eileen, 1 month)
  • Increasing traffic. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • The cost of living that is continuing to increase. (Erika, 6 years)
  • Swiss Days congestion. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Growth. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Midway?

  • Skiing and hiking. (Eileen, 1 month)
  • Ice skating, local shops and hiking. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • Golfing at Wasatch State Park, dirt biking up Snake Creek, Ice Castles, ice skating, the Creche Exhibit… there is always something going on in the community. (Erika, 6 years)
  • Golf, fish, hike, bike. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Fly fish. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway’s Reputation

What’s Midway known for?

  • Small town, close knit community. (Eileen, 1 month)
  • Swiss heritage. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • The Swiss Heritage. (Erika, 6 years)
  • Swiss Days, ice castles. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Swiss Days. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Crime

What’s the crime like in Midway?

  • I don’t know… I’ve heard of a few robberies. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • Pretty uneventful, the minor things that do happen become “big news”. (Erika, 6 years)
  • More than is known by most. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Minor. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Advice

Any advice for people moving to Midway?

  • Keep it small and local. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • Be willing to serve, and continue to keep this community the friendly, inviting city that it is currently. (Erika, 6 years)
  • No matter how long you live here you will never be “from here” unless you were born here. Don’t be offended. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Try to limit growth. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Midway (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • Ice skating, ice castles and sleigh ride. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • I’m a teacher at Midway Elementary and my favorite part each year is telling my students where I live and inviting them to come visit me as they are out trick-or-treating on Halloween. It has become my favorite holiday, because I now get current students, as well as all my past students trick-or-treating each year. (Erika, 6 years)
  • Fireworks are fun for the kids. For all! (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Just small town experiences. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway’s Future

How do you think Midway will change over the next 10 years?

  • Get bigger. (Jeannie, 3 years)
  • More people will move here, Main Street will continue to grow, but hopefully the community continues to be involved, and support each other and know we all want the same things. A beautiful place where we can raise a family and make memories. (Erika, 6 years)
  • Massive growth. Get ready. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • It will grow, without constraints. (Adam, 30 years)

Midway Facts

Any other interesting facts about Midway?

  • Swiss Days is a small event held each year (🤣). (Erika, 6 years)
  • I never want to live anywhere else. (Anonymous, 19 years)
  • Limit lot sizes. (Adam, 30 years)