Beautiful St. George, Utah
The city itself is rich with culture and history and is one of the largest in southern Utah. While on an adventure to St. George, you can visit Zion National Park, partake in many recreational activities, and see the interesting historical sights in the city.
St. George has pleasant weather year round. The weather makes this area a popular destination for snow birds and northerners seeking an escape from winter. If you travel to St. George during your family’s winter vacation, you and your family can enjoy many recreational activities that are unavailable during winter at your home. You will find all sorts of recreational activities around St. George, including camping, hiking, boating, fishing, rock climbing, and golfing.
RVing and camping are popular throughout the St. George area. Within easy distance of St. George, you will find Snow Canyon State Park and Sand Hollow State Park. Snow Canyon State Park is known for its beautiful canyon and its volcanic cones. There are many opportunities to hike and bike within Snow Canyon State Park. Sand Hollow State Park incorporates Sand Mountain and the reservoir called Sand Hollow. At Sand Hollow State Park you can ride your dirt bike or 4-wheeler on the sand dunes, or boat and fish on the waters of the reservoir.
Nearby lies the area's plum attraction, Zion National Park. Zion's greatest draw is its many canyons and elegant hanging gardens. There are many places to hike and bike in the park, as well as plenty of backcountry adventure opportunities. You can enjoy the park by taking the Zion Shuttle or you can take a car tour through certain parts of the park. From St. George, you can also make side trips to see Bryce Canyon National Park, Arches National Park, and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.
In addition to being a gateway to the areas many parks, the city of St. George has its own attractions. St. George is a city full of history. Brigham Young founded it in 1861. The city has many historic buildings, including the St. George Temple. You can view dinosaur footprints on the edge of town or head to one of the town's eleven golf courses.
This fall and winter, when you are looking for a vacation spot with a mild climate and lots of recreation, plan a visit to St. George, Utah. Here you can enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities ranging from hiking to dirt biking. When you need a break from all your recreational fun you can enjoy some of St. George's entertainment. If you want to make your stay in St. George part of a larger road-trip, you will find both the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas within good road-tripping distance.