St. George, Utah is fast becoming one of the great vacation destinations of the west. Saint George is located 2,860 feet above sea level and is surrounded by scenic sandstone and lava rock hills and canyons. The average annual temperature is approximately 61°. The mild winters and sunny blue skies have made St. George a desirable destination for year-round vacation opportunities. St. George is home to the four-year Dixie State College and offers excellent shopping, dining, scenic attractions and plenty of outdoor sporting activities and adventure.
St. George Utah’s Golf Courses are famous for their scenery, conditions and variety. In fact, there are more golf courses per capita in St. George than almost anywhere else in the country. The Green Valley Resort is only 1 mile away from the renowned Sunbrook Golf course, which was twice rated by Golf Digest as the best golf course in Utah. With many other golf courses to choose from that are located within 15 miles from the resort, you can leave your stressful life behind and make St. George your next favorite golf destination.
Activities: In St. George you’ll enjoy activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golfing, rock climbing, canyoneering, ATV Tours, horseback riding tours, air-tours, Segway Tours, tennis, golf, and much more. Families will love the Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum, the new Dinosaur Tracks museum, Fiesta Family Fun Center or Laser Mania. You’ll find that there’s more to do in St. George than can be accomplished in any one trip. For history buffs there are historic homes such as the Brigham Young and Jacob Hamblin pioneer homes. Tours are provided daily at the LDS Tabernacle and LDS Temple Visitor Center.
Relaxation and Entertainment: St. George offers a great deal when it comes to entertainment. The Tuacahn Center for the performing arts offer concerts year-round and is home to spectacular musical productions throughout the summer and fall. Hundreds of thousands of people have visited the scenic 2,000 seat amphitheater to watch Broadway style productions. Click here to see upcoming productions.
The St. George Musical Theater in downtown St. George also offers year-round entertainment. The person who is looking to relax will be pleased with such places as the St. George Day Spa where massage and other Spa services are available. If shopping is on your mind then look no further than the Zion Factory Stores or the many boutiques, antique shops, art galleries and other excellent shopping opportunities.
Snow Canyon State Park is literally 10 minutes away and is a haven for walking, biking, hiking or picnicking. Zion National Park is visited by people from around the world and is just 45 minutes from away. Ghost towns, historic sites and even dinosaur tracks are found throughout the area. Click on the links to learn more.
The St. George Aquatic Center is one of the finest in America with indoor water toys and waterslide. The new “Canyons” softball complex is recognized as the best facility of its kind in the western United States. St. George has invested 30+ million dollars on paved walking and biking paths that follow many scenic courses near local rivers and through communities in the area. Run, rent a bike or take a walk on these paths to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
Mesquite Nevada is just through the scenic Virgin River Gorge (35 minutes) and Las Vegas Nevada just another 1 hour down the road on Interstate 15. Salt Lake City, Utah is four hours North on I-15. Brian Head Ski Resort, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon and Lake Powell are all within a days drive. St. George, Utah is very simply one of the most beautiful places in the west.