Just south of Salt Lake County you will find Utah County. On the West side you will find plenty to do at Utah Lake, and on the East is the Wasatch Mountains where you will find fantastic trails and ski resorts. Utah County is home to what has been deemed the Silicone Slopes. Like the Silicone Valley in California, Utah County has attracted many tech companies like Adobe, Bluehost, and EMC. It also has companies like Goldman Sachs and Vivint. So Utah County doesn’t just offer excellent mountain views and ski areas, but it has excellent career opportunities too. Housing prices will vary depending on how rural or how close to the bustling city you would like to get. For someone looking for great housing options at affordable prices, Utah County should be at the top of their list.