Fun Nearby Places To Visit While in St. George

by: Mark OLWM

St. George was blessed to be located to multiple State and National parks, fun cities and more. While in St. George you will find yourself puzzled by the amount of things you can do that are within a short driving distance from here hat offer up some good fun!

 

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Las Vegas

Only about two hours south of our sunny little town lies Sin City. Las Vegas, Nevada is a common place for locals and visitors alike to travel from St. George when looking for some good nightlife! If you’re not interested in the nightlife, Vegas is a perfect day trip for shopping, dining and much more.

Mesquite

If you’re wanting to enjoy more of a big city feel without driving as far as Vegas, than Mesquite might be a better option for you. A mere 30-45 minute drive away and you’ve got plenty of casinos, clubs, pools and more to enjoy.

Zion National Park

This is one of the main reasons people come to visit St. George. The fact the Zion National Park is right in our backyard is quite intriguing to visitors. Enjoy stunning hikes, good food, and make plenty of amazing memories here.

Brianhead Ski Resort

If you’re wanting to get out and enjoy some stunning landscapes and maybe hit the slopes during the winter seasons, Brianhead Ski Resort is the place to go!

Cedar City

Cedar offers an array of different activities from St. George, if you are visiting during the early summer months you can enjoy the Shakespearean Festival. Cedar is known for their theatrical arts and some really good dining!

Springdale

Known as “The Gateway To Zion” This little town sits 1 mile outside of Zion National Parks main entrance and is one of the most fun places to visit. Awesome dining, nightlife, festivals and more! If you’re planning to be in Southern Utah during Halloween and you’re 21+ you will not want to miss The Bit N’ Spurs annual Halloween Costume Party. It’s one of the most fun parties of the yer!

Sand Hallow Reservoir

During the summer months us locals take it to the lake! This is one of the most beautiful and fun reservoirs to visit. So popular that even Katy Perry heard about it and happened to film her “Rise” music video here!

So no matter what you are trying to do while you are in St. George, rest assured that there will be whatever you’re looking for either here in town or within a short driving distance!