Saint George Travel Guide

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    St George from Pioneer Park
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Saint George Things to Do

  • Snow Canyon

    Not far out of St. George is Snow Canyon. Very beautiful canyon. Great car ride. Lots of Mtn. Bike trails and hiking.

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  • Dinosaur Discovery

    Back in 2000 Sheldon Johnson was digging his land to level it out. He happened to flip some rock over and discovered some unusual markings. Upon further investigation he learned they were dinosaur tracks. There aren't too many trackways of this length in the world. The site has been saved and scientists are busy locating other fossil records on the...

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  • Brigham Young Winter Home

    St George was early a retreat for the snowbirds of Utah. As Brigham Young, President of the Mormon Church, got older he sought out relief from the cold winters of Salt Lake City and moved his office to St George. It was Brigham Young who had instigated the settlement of Utah's "Dixie" in hopes to provide cotton for clothing to help the Mormon...

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  • St George Art Museum

    This is a great new addition to the city. Built in an old sugar beet seed warehouse the museum has kept the large beams and open space of the original building. We went for a special exhibit featuring paintings of Zion National Park to commemorate its 100th birthday. The paintings we saw both from the juried entries and the permanent exhibit were...

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  • St George Tabernacle

    This simple pioneer built structure has been the focal point of the community since it was begun in 1863 only 18 months after the first group of settlers arrived. The people were struggling to plant crops and survive in the hot desert environment, but they felt the need for a gathering place. They began with the basement and once it was complete...

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  • Town Square

    This could be said to be the heart of town. Located in the historic district, it consists of one of the large city blocks with a solid stone building anchoring each corner and a park in the middle. The new park finished in 2007 has a fun interactive fountain. There is a small amphitheater and pavilion as well. The northwest corner building was once...

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  • Farmer's Market Downtown

    I was staying in St George and stumbled upon this farmer's market. Nice setting. here's the website info:Downtown Farmers Market The Downtown Farmers Market at Ancestor Square is a volunteer community project to promote the downtown area as well as promoting organic gardening and homemade crafts and goods. The Market will be held every Saturday...

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  • Go to Zion National Park

    If you are in the area, a stop at Zion National park is a must. I would suggest seeing it when the shuttles are not running and you can drive the park. This is a narrow canyon and during peak months you have to ride shuttle and can not drive it. There is so much to see just from the car windows! The visitors center is HUGE! Take the drive up Hwy 9...

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  • Zion National Park-Southern Utah's Gem

    If visiting Southern Utah-Zion National Park is a must. It is the most beautiful area with the most stuff available to do. Hike, horseback riding,camping,swimming,an outdoorsmen vacation dream. Beautiful Mountains, waterfalls. We went in July so the water was kind of low,but it was a great camping trip here.

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  • Snow Canyon State Park

    Snow Canyon State Park is just outside of St. George. Its a great place to go hiking or rock climbing or to spend a few days at the Red Mountain Spa.There are a variety of trails here, many of which are beginner level. But the small slickrock hills can be quite a workout. If visiting in the summer, its best to time your visit for an early morning...

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  • snow canyon just outside saint george

    If you arrive in late afternoon with nothing to do at Saint George and to late to go to Zion try the utah state park for 5$ it is the perfect way to kill 1-4 hours depending on your interest in geology or hiking . Even just drive through which is also very nice can give you most of the experience and at sunset the rock's just glow with all redness...

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  • Snow Canyon - great area for hiking

    Snow Canyon State Park is located approx. 10 miles northwest of St. George. It’s a colorful mixture of all different rock formations and types – you can find red rocks on the eastern parts, white cliffs on the more northern part. Also, large blocks of lava rocks are spread on the ground, said to come from a cluster of volcanos just beyond. You can...

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Saint George Restaurants

  • Nice Chinese Buffet (esp the Seafood)

    The decor was nothing that special but the food was good as was the service. Good selection of seafood on the buffet.

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  • Southern Utah's Premier Seafood Buffet...

    Squeezed in between the commercial anchor stores of Albertson's, Costco and Sportsman's Warehouse you would miss this place unless someone told you it was here, which is exactly why I'm writing this. Southern Utah isn't known for having much diversity in the food arena which was usually a fast food burger joint or smaller restaurant franchise...

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Saint George Transportation

  • Skywest Airlines - commuting in the...

    SkyWest, Inc. is the commuter airline to fly around in Southwest US. It's based in St. George and operates their flights since more than 30 years.They provide around 1500 daily flights, their network includes more than 100 cities (including 3 Canadian provinces).Their fleet exisits of brazilian Embraer turboprops and Canadair Regional Jets.

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  • St George Airport (SGU) - national...

    St. George AirportThe closest regional airport with commuter airline service.SGU airport is located on the top of the black hill (who's name is - Black Mesa :-)

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Saint George Off The Beaten Path

  • Nordic Risen Jesus with holes in feet...

    At the visitor's center at the morman temple is wonderfull statue of the risen Christ . Coming from I believe finland Jesus looks very nordic and has the wounds of cruxification on the hands and feet . Also a model of Jersulem from the time of Jesus from 30- 40 a.d. with laser pointers to different areas of interest to christians . Don't worry the...

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  • Try hiking or driving up one...

    Try hiking or driving up one of the nearby hills for a good view of Saint George and the surroundings. It's especially picturesque at night. My own recommended vista is just outside the airport. Find the lower end of Airport road at the junction of highways 18 and 34.

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  • Saint George, "facts"

    St. George, the biggest city in southern Utah, has much more to offer than only be a drive-through from Las Vegas to Utah’s National Parks, such as Zion NP and Bruyce Canyon.Also called Utah’s Dixie, as wonderful relaxing climate, more than 300 days sunshine per year. Therefore, it’s a perfect area for any outdoors you can imagine. The winters are...

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  • Utah in the distance

    The scenery outside the city of St. George is spectacular. There's a contrast between the red rocks and the distant mountains that's captivating. Seeing this view for the first time made me realize that I was really going to like Utah.

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  • Watch or participate in the...

    Watch or participate in the Saint George Marathon held every year on the first Saturday in October. It is a picturesque event that attracts runners from all over the world. It's well worth the trip for anyone who'd like to run in the marathon.

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