Honestly, Utah itself is not that great. Yes, I think the landscape is lovely, the people are nice, many of my friends live there part of the year, but that last one is really the ONLY reason why I will ever live in Utah. In Utah, not of Utah.
There's a lovely band I've been listening to lately, and actually right now, named He Is We. Check them out at http://heiswe.bandcamp.com. I cannot even begin to explain how much of an impact this band has made on my summer in just a few short days, especially their song "Light A Way".
Some quick lyrics: