Utah November 14, 2017
11 Legitimate Signs That You Grew Up In Utah
Did you grow up in Utah? If so, you’ll probably identify with some of these uniquely Utah things.
1. You hiked at Bryce Canyon National Park wearing bell bottoms and Keds.
Back then, Utah kids didn't go to REI to get fancy hiking pants and hiking boots. It's amazing we didn't all fall to our deaths while hiking in shoes with literally no tread.
2. Big Hand Cafe was THE place to get breakfast in St. George.
Whether you lived there or were visiting, the pancakes here were always a treat.
3. You learned to drive before the Spaghetti Bowl came to town.
The freeway was a little less confusing back then...and the speed limit was a lot lower.
4. You remember rollerskating at the Winter Garden Ice Rink in Provo.
Or, you remember shopping at the Ream's that took over the building in the mid-1960s.
5. You went to Saltair to hear concerts.
Not raves. Concerts. Like the Big Bands and Bing Crosby.
6. This will always be the Delta Center.
You can call it the "Vivint Smart Home Arena" all you want - it will always be the Delta Center in our hearts.
7. You spent your childhood longing for that trip to Disneyland.
Because Lagoon was cool and all, but Disneyland was where the real magic happened.
8. You grew up with fry sauce.
The first time you tried it, the little packet was in your "C Box" from Arctic Circle.
9. Your favorite field trip was the Wonder Bread factory.
Every schoolchild in the Salt Lake Valley took at least one field trip to Wonder Bread. Remember the tiny loaves of bread you got to take home?
10. The thought of going to the beach still makes you feel itchy.
If you grew up in Utah, you probably visited a beach at the Great Salt Lake at least once, and you probably remember that the fun of floating in the water was ruined by the massive clouds of brine flies.
11. Every afternoon, you waited for Miss Julie to say your name.
If you grew up in Utah, Romper Room's Miss Julie was part of your daily routine, and you waited for her to say that she saw YOU in her magic mirror.
What other things do you remember about growing up in the Beehive State? Tell us in the comments!