Daley Freez Fill up on baskets of hand-battered halibut and fries, and cool off with an icy lime soda. INFO: $; 50 East 100 North, Payson; 801/465-3726.
Daltons Skip dinner and go for a warm berry crisp. Local musicians play here Monday through Saturday. INFO: $$, no cover charge; closed Sun; 20 South 100 West, Payson; 801/465-9182.
Buy just-picked peaches from South Ridge Farms (300 West 900 South, Santaquin; 801/754-5511). Deliberate over 20 kinds of peaches plus hot turnovers and peach-pie ice cream. Exit the loop at Nephi and drive north on I-15 for 20 miles.
Stretch out your adventure at Ponderosa Campground ($14; www.recreation.gov), 11 miles east of Nephi, at the tail end of the loop. The clean, primitive campground is next to Salt Creek.