July 6, 2017

Vineyard, Utah


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Vineyard, Utah: Blogs

Here’s a list of Vineyard blogs- blogs written by people who live in Vineyard, or are about Vineyard.

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Vineyard, UT City Website vineyard.utah.gov 2017
The Daily Herald heraldextra.com..vineyard 2017
Zillow Real Estate zillow.com/vineyard-ut 2017
Wikipedia Article en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vineyard 2017

Vineyard, Utah: Groups

Vineyard Groups On Facebook

  1. Vineyard Community Group (561 members)
  2. Vineyard 2nd Neighborhood Group (329 members)
  3. The Garden At The Homesteads at Vineyard, Utah (234 members)
  4. Vineyard Playgroup (218 members)
  5. Vineyard 8th Ward Area Group (204 members)
  6. Vineyard 9th Ward Area Group (126 members)
  7. Vineyard 5th Ward Relief Society Group (109 members)
  8. Vineyard, UT Moms Group (98 members)
  9. Buy Nothing Orem (West) & Vineyard, UT Facebook Group (72 members)
  10. Vineyard 4th Ward Group (56 members)
  11. Vineyard 1oth Ward Group (49 members)
  12. Vineyard Stake Athletics Group (48 members)
  13. Waters Edge Residents (Vineyard, Utah) Group (36 members)

Other Vineyard Groups And Forums

  1. none found yet.

Vineyard, Utah: Survey

We’re surveying people about living in Vineyard, UT. Here will be a collection of their responses.

*The information gathered via surveys may or may not be correct. Hopefully it will be helpful to you!

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


**Click here to share your experience living in Vineyard**


Vineyard, Utah: Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Vineyard?

  • Nice area. (Sara, 2 months)
  • It feels secluded and small town, but it isn’t. (The Browns, 2 months)
  • How quiet it is. (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • Vineyard’s a safe area and has nice neighbors. (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Neighbors. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • Peaceful neighborhoods with friendly neighbors, but we’re still close to the freeway and the rest of Utah Valley. (Brian, 1 year)
  • The “small town” community, but also being part of the growth. (Melissa C., 15 months)
  • Quiet. (Allison, 1.5 years)
  • Vineyard’s quiet and has good schools. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • It’s got a small town feeling still (for now). (April, 19 months)
  • The location is perfect for young married couples and families. (Nate, 2 years)
  • Quiet and new location. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • The Megaplex movie theater. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Vineyard’s small and quiet, but close to everything. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Nicer neighborhoods, proximity to Utah Lake, easy freeway access, up and coming area, less congestion than Orem. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • The people. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • The history and the wonderful people. (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Least Favorites

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

  • Kids don’t respect personal property (digging in our garden). (Sara, 2 months)
  • The bugs! (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Mosquitoes. (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • Bugs. (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Construction trucks that run stop signs, and speed in the neighborhood. Also, the amount of tires we’ve had to fix because of the construction. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • The lack of supermarket and other good shopping. Bugs at night. (Brian, 1 year)
  • I’ll be happy once we have some more businesses. Orem isn’t far, but it’ll be nice to have shopping and food places a little closer to home. (Melissa C., 15 months)
  • BUGS. (Allison, 1.5 years)
  • Uncertainty of what grocer will come to the area. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • Construction…ha ha! (April, 19 months)
  • The bugs/HOA. (Nate, 2 years)
  • Mosquitoes and poop plant. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • It’s in Utah. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • Center Street needs to get finished over the tracks. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Mosquitoes. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • The small lots of houses. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • Mosquito swarms!!! (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Vineyard? Hidden gems, etc.

  • Going to different parks. (Sara, 2 months)
  • We love being so close to the mountains, visiting the canyons, the easy access to surrounding city amenities, and of course we’re excited about the parks being built in Vineyard itself! (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Bum Beach. (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • Lake…? (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Hikes. (Allison, 1.5 years)
  • Coconut Cove. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • I haven’t explored a whole lot yet. (April, 19 months)
  • Golfing, hiking, movies, a lot of parks. (Nate, 2 years)
  • Golf course and the lake. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • Go to the movies. (Anonymous, 2 years)
  • There’s so much fishing and hiking around. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Trails, the Megaplex Theater, Great Harvest bread, Dairy Queen, Chinese Restaurant. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • As a child, I loved watching the ice blocks blow into the shore during the spring thaw of Utah Lake. I also used to love fishing, and building campfires down at the water’s edge. (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Reputation

What are some things Vineyard’s known for?

  • Mountain views, nice neighborhoods. (The Browns, 2 months)
  • A fast-growing city. (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • For nice homes and for being a nice area. (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Being a close knit community. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • Utah Lake, quiet neighborhood, rapid growth. (Brian, 1 year)
  • The lake. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • Community. (April, 19 months)
  • Sleepy Ridge golf course. (Nate, 2 years)
  • Being new/fresh. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • The big park, former dairy farm. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Utah Lake, Sleepy Ridge golf course, parks and new houses. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Farming, Utah Lake. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • Rich history, Geneva Steel Plant, the old resort down by the boat harbor, the fabulous tasting artesian well water, cantaloupe with vanilla ice cream ward parties…And huge water fights! Cumorah Holdaway’s music programs. Grant Holdaway- Grant’s Plants which turned into Vineyard Garden Center. My beloved daddy, J. Rulon Gammon, who was the first mayor, and tried to do everything in his life with integrity and fairness. Gammon Park. It used to have large family farms and church welfare farms. The best of Vineyard was the way people bonded together to help each other and those around them. (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Crime

What’s the crime like in Vineyard?

  • Lots of burglaries and plenty of registered sex criminals. (Sara, 2 months)
  • Hopefully not bad! (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Low. (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • I don’t know. (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Moderate, it seems to come in waves. Break-ins. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • Low. (Brian, 1 year)
  • Haven’t known any yet. (Allison, 1.5 years)
  • Low. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • Low, but there has been some random stuff. (April, 19 months)
  • I haven’t heard of any crime. (Nate, 2 years)
  • Little to none. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • Opportunity crimes, like from an open garage to get things to sell for drug money. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Feels nonexistent! (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Pretty low I think. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • Speeding. Dogs off leashes and running around. Toilet papering houses. (guilty). (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Advice

Any advice for people moving to Vineyard?

  • Get somewhere with a fence. (Sara, 2 months)
  • Advice feels like a cautionary thing, and I can’t think of anything about Vineyard that is worth warning. It’s a beautiful place! (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Do it! (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • It’s a beautiful area! (Haylee, 6 months)
  • Know your neighbors, and prepare to serve. It really takes a village. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • Get something to help with the bugs. (Allison, 1.5 years)
  • Do it! Come live here friends! (April, 19 months)
  • Buy bug zappers. (Nate, 2 years)
  • You will love it! (Taylor, 2 years)
  • There are non-Mormons here, more than the Mormons want to admit! And we’ve been coexisting pretty well so far. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • Do it! You will love it. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Make sure your builder does things correctly. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • Vineyard is growing quickly. Be prepared for many changes. I still love living here, but I’m missing the old ways too. (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Vineyard (interesting/funny/crazy, etc.):

  • Don’t open your doors after sundown, unless you want to invite a swarm of midges and mosquitoes in to live with you! Haha. (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Everyone goes into your home when you are building. It’s a fun Sunday afternoon activity. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • Ding dong ditching neighbors with gifts to spread kindness, and have them pay it forward. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • Being in five wards so far – hahaha! (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • I used to love the Halloween parties. I remember one year we watched “The Fall of the House of Usher” with Vincent Price in the attic of a barn, sitting on hay bales. When the movie got scary, the adults threw live chickens at us. Donuts and hot cocoa afterwards…Those were epic parties! (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: The Future

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

  • It will grow, a LOT. Lots of new housing being built. (Sara, 2 months)
  • Right now it feels like the growth might be more than anyone anticipated, so I’m anxious to see what happens with access roads and commercial shopping. I don’t think the state will do anything about the issues surrounding Utah lake that directly affect Vineyard, but I am hoping some kind of cleanup will happen. (The Browns, 2 months)
  • Vineyard will just get better and better! (Jenafer, 4 months)
  • I hope we add a grocery store, and leave enough trails for families to bike and walk through. (Juliana, 9 months)
  • I expect finished neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, churches and a nice little, complete community. (Brian, 1 year)
  • Vineyard will develop into a city like Lehi or Orem. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • It will grow a lot. (April, 19 months)
  • I think it will develop nicely and rapidly. (Nate, 2 years)
  • It will be a new booming city. (Taylor, 2 years)
  • Too many high density units will go up. (Tara, 2.5 years)
  • More retail and shopping will open. Neighborhoods will continue to expand and fill out. New parks and schools. (Anonymous, 3 years)
  • Hopefully new businesses, grocery stores, restaurants. (Linda, 3.5 years)
  • It will continue to grow quickly and change. I hope there will be less transient-type housing and more single family homes, so that families will stay and get to love each other. (Janeal, 24 years)

Vineyard, Utah: Other Facts

Any other interesting facts about Vineyard?

  • Vineyard is a much older city than most think it is. (Brittany, 1.5 years)
  • The old pioneer drains that are lined with tiles helped keep the area drained. I hope with all of the new growth we have enough culinary water, and we don’t have problems with flooding. Vineyard used to be a small, well-run town. I hope as it grows it keeps its integrity and goodness. There are so many wonderful people here! (Janeal, 24 years)