Go West: Daybreak residents walk to shops and restaurants and belong to neighborhood wine and book clubs. And with a TRAX line and fitness trails, it's no surprise one of every five new homes sold in Salt Lake County are in this South Jordan suburb.

 
Café Bella Rue, 11259 Kestrel Rise Rd., South Jordan, 801-254-9500, cafebellarue.com

Café Bella Rue, a local take on a European café, is known for its gelato and sorbet, but you can also get soup, sandwiches and your caffeine fix. Warm up with an Italian hot chocolate by the 20-foot stone fireplace or the fire pit on the patio


Oopsie Daisy, 11259 S. Kestrel Rise Rd., South Jordan, 801-254-2727, oopsiedaisy.com 

This shop has unique clothes that will make your kids the envy of the playground. With everything from stylish pacifiers and lace leggings to toys that stimulate the imagination, this store should be a first stop for moms. 

Swirly Girls Gourmet Bakery, 11248 Kestrel Rise Rd., South Jordan,  801-254-3751, swirlygirlsgourmetbakery.com

From wedding cakes to sinfully delicious cupcakes, this cozy bakery has every treat to satisfy that sweet tooth. They also offer boxed lunches with build-your-own sandwiches or pastas and dessert.

Nine Salon, 4709 Daybreak View Parkway, South Jordan, 801-280-9990, ninesalonspa.com

Nine Salon offers massages, nail services, color and styling for special occasions. For the guys, free hot towel facials are included with every cut. There’s no reason you shouldn’t look good while shopping the bright and cheerful SoDa Row, named for the first two letters in the words South Daybreak.

Copper Mountain Crossfit 11247 Kestrel Rise Rd., South Jordan,  801-930-5280, cmcrossfit.com

This fitness facility is part of the latest trend to get/keep in shape with specialized fitness workouts. And with both martial arts experts and military personnel as regulars, you know you're sure to get a workout.

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