Welcome to the wonderful city of St. George, Utah!

The St. George area is popular thanks to the year-round opportunities for outdoor recreation, its proximity to some of America’s most stunning natural beauty, and for being a community that celebrates art and culture. 

Located in Southern Utah, minutes from Zion National Park and The Grand Canyon, people are drawn to the natural beauty of the area, the peaceful surroundings, and the abundance of fun activities to enjoy.

There’s never a dull moment in St. George - sometimes it’s hard to decide what to do! So, we take a look at the best places to enjoy yourself in this great city.

Things To Do

Golf - Lots Of Golf!

Despite being in the desert, St. George is home to a thriving golfing community. St. George’s climate makes it a great year-round golf destination,  backdropped with beautiful views of red rock and mountains. Some of St. George’s best courses include: SunRiver Golf Course, Entrada at Snow Canyon and Sunbrook Golf Club.

Zion National Park 

Zion National Park is just minutes away from St. George, and is one of the best places to visit in all of Utah. If you enjoy hiking trails and unbelievable views, you absolutely need to visit. Angels Landing is widely regarded as the best hiking trails in Zion.

Sand Hollow State Park

Whether you fancy a day on the dirtbike, a ski boat or a horse - you can do it all at Sand Hollow State Park. There’s 20,000+ acres of space dedicated to horseback riding, boating and off-roading - as well as some sandy beaches to unwind and work on your sun tan. Camping is also available here.

Snow Canyon State Park

This park is stunning. It’s a truly unique and diverse landscape, where you can run full speed down a sand dune or wander a cave formed by ancient lava flows. There’s a scenic lookout point too - and it’s just 15 minutes from Downtown St. George.

Kayenta Art Village

Just seven miles from St. George, Kayenta and its Coyote Gulch Art Village is packed with galleries, studios, festivals, shops, a yoga studio and even a spa — just in case you need a vacation from your vacation. If so, you can also refuel (and re-caffeinate) at Xetava Gardens Café, a Kayenta coffee shop and kitchen surrounded by lava fields.

Places To Eat

The Painted Pony

This excellent establishment is filled with art, and serves primarily Southwestern cuisine along with fine wine and delicious cocktails. Many people regard it as the best restaurant in St. George.

Cappelettis Restaurant

This lovely, family-owned Italian bistro serves excellent Italian fare. Align with the traditional menu, you can choose from a comprehensive beer and wine menu. Expert service with a smile and a competitively priced menu.

Irmita's Casita Mexican Restaurant

This one’s a favourite amongst the locals. It’s a family-owned Mexican that’s been running for over 25 years. They’ve got all the traditional Mexican plates, and it’s all delicious. The staff are great, and the prices are just as good. Outdoor seating is available too.

Aragosta Restaurant

This place is known for its excellent seafood and pasta dishes - as well as for having super kind and attentive staff. You might even get a visit from the chef to wish you well during the evening! This place has a classy vibe and a good wine menu.

Where To Stay 

​​Visitors to St. George have a wide range of accommodations to choose from. St. George is home to some highly rated hotels, including Inn on the Cliff, the Courtyard by Marriott and the Inn at Entrada. 

There are also some excellent resorts nearby, with Red Mountain Resort and Estancia Resort hugely popular places to visit and unwind by the pool surrounded by the stunning surroundings. You’ll also find some great places to stay in St. George on Airbnb.

From the great outdoors to unique art and great food - there's so many reasons to visit St. George. If you're thinking of making St. George home, explore our listings or contact us to get started today!

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