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St. George, Utah Attractions and Things To Do

Experience a wealth of fun, family-friendly things to do in close proximity of the La Quinta Inn & Suites St. George. Tourist attractions include the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Snow Canyon State Park and St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. Below we’ve compiled a list that will give you a little background on what you can expect to find in our unique neighborhood.

Virgin River Trail, Walking Trails and Parks

The management and staff at La Quinta Inn & Suites encourages an active lifestyle and is located in an ideal location for local recreation activities.  La Quinta Inn & Suites St. George is located just steps away from the paved Virgin River Trail Head, which connects to miles of trails throughout the city.  Click on the link below to see just how close La Quinta Inn & Suites is to parks and trails.

St George Trails

St. George Trails

 

Zion National Park

 Experience some of the most awe-inspiring canyon country at Zion National Park, which is located in Southwestern Utah about 42 miles from St. George. Explore a wide range of natural spectacles-from dramatic rock towers to deep sandstone canyons. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/zion/

 

Tuacahn Ampitheatre

Enjoy spectacular live performances under the stars at Tuacahn Amphitheatre and Center for the Arts.  Tuacahn hosts both concerts and broadway style shows each year.  For more information, visit www.tuacahn.org or call the hotel directly to ask about our Tuacahn packages.

Huntsman World Senior Games

Since 1987, the Huntsman World Senior Games have brought together men and women aged 50 and older for an international senior sports competition. The games feature such events as basketball, lawn bowling, tennis, softball, square dancing and the triathlon. For more information, visit www.hwsg.com.

Snow Canyon State Park

Scenic Snow Canyon State Park is ideal for hiking, biking and camping. Located about a dozen miles northwest of St. George, the park also features a 35-unit campground, electric hookups and a covered pavilion that’s perfect for groups to enjoy a picnic. For more information, visit www.utah.com.

St. George Marathon

The St. George Marathon has been designated as one of the four marathons in the world to build a vacation around by Runner’s World and it takes place the first Saturday in October. The race starts off in the picturesque Pine Valley Mountains and drops down nearly 2600 feet through scenic southwest Utah to wondrous Worthern Park. For more information, visit www.stgeorgemarathon.com

Sandhollow State Park

Sand Hollow State Park Sand Mountain, located between St. George and Hurricane, has long been a popular playground for people with dune buggies, dirt bikes and 4-wheelers. Now, the sparkling water of a new reservoir laps at its base, and modern campgrounds and picnic areas have been developed adjacent to the beaches. With its warm, blue waters and red sandstone landscape, Sand Hollow has become one of Utah’s most popular parks. Boat and fish on Sand Hollow Reservoir, explore and ride the dunes of Sand Mountain on an off-highway vehicle, then RV or tent camp in the new campground. The reservoir offers good populations of bass and bluegill. http://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/sand-hollow/


Bryce Canyon National Park

Ancient trees, amazing rocks and breathtaking views are the hallmark of Bryce Canyon National Park. Discover great camping and hiking along with Bryce Amphitheatre, which is considered to be one of nature’s most incredible creations. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/brca/

Sand Hollow Aquatic Center

Family fun is number one at Sand Hollow Aquatic Center. Enjoy a small competition and diving pool plus a large leisure pool, which features interactive children’s toys, a water walk and slippery slides. For more information, visit sgcity.org.

Quail Creek State Park

Only a short 10 minute drive from La Quinta Inn & Suites, Quail Creek State Park provides excellent year-round camping, picnicking, boating, and trout and bass fishing in sunny southwest Utah. The park is three miles east of the Interstate 15 Hurricane exit on State Route 9. Facilities include 23 campsites, most of which will accomodate 2 small tents or 1 large, modern rest rooms, fish cleaning station and two covered group-use pavilions www.stateparks.utah.gov.

North Rim – Grand Canyon

The less traveled part of the Grand Canyon, the North Rim has some of the Grand Canyon’s most spectacular views and it’s a day-trip from the La Quinta Inn & Suites in St. George. The three developed viewpoints on the North Rim offer a sense of looking across the expanse of the canyon, rather than into its depths. Point Imperial and Cape Royal are reached via a winding scenic drive. Point Imperial, the highest point on the North Rim at 8,803 feet, overlooks the Painted Desert and the eastern end of Grand Canyon. Here the canyon transforms as the narrow walls of Marble Canyon, visible only as a winding gash, open dramatically to become “grand.” Layers of red and black Precambrian rocks, not visible at Bright Angel Point, add contrast and color. Cape Royal provides a panorama up, down, and across the canyon. With seemingly unlimited vistas to the east and west, it is popular for both sunrise and sunset. The sweeping turn of the Colorado River at Unkar Delta is framed through the natural arch of Angels Window. Look for the Desert View Watchtower across the canyon on the South Rim. www.nps.gov.


La Quinta Inn & Suites - St. George, Utah (UT)
91 East 2680 South, St. George, Utah 84790
Phone: 435-674-2664  Fax: 435-628-7792
Toll Free: 888-788-2457  Email: info@laqstgeorge.com