A historic sanctuary in the sandstone desert, escape to a place where you're free. St. George, Utah vacations take you back in time in the natural solace near Zion National Park. Dramatic Kolob Canyons stretch just a short drive away, with ghost towns and fun-filled state parks along the way. Every corner of St. George has a slice of history, award-winning restaurant, or unique shopping center. Between the Opera House, Ancestor Square and fine dining at the Painted Pony, you may never want to leave town. But if you do, be sure to check out the nearby art refuge of Coyote Gulch.
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Popular festivals fill the streets of this historic city every month of the year. Between the Winter Bird Festival (January), annual Art Festival (April), Cotton Days (May), County Fair (August), Peach Days, Swiss Days (September) and the Jubilee of Trees (November), St. George, Utah vacations have something for everyone, no matter when you visit. And all the fun unfurls in the heart of Downtown, near Dixie State University, the Opera House and Ancestor Square. For scenic outdoor adventures, a short drive delivers you into brushstroke sandstone deserts minutes outside of St. George. Miles of trails cut through the lava flows and dunes of Snow Canyon, while curious explorers revel in the long-abandoned majesty of Silver Reef Ghost Town. Of course, the most famous sight in Utah is Zion National Park, legendary for its unparalleled diversity of scenery and wildlife all year, just a short drive away as well.
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Anasazi Steakhouse & Gallery The New York Times raves that this is “truly the best restaurant in town"." With an ancient method of hot-stone cooking at the table, the meat here is second-to-none, along with the cheese fondues.
Benja Thai & Sushi Great for takeout or dining in, the Asian flavors here are deep and memorable. Be sure to sample a few rolls from the sushi bar, try their famous Drunken Noodles and treat yourself to the Thai Duck.
Painted Pony Awarded "Best Dining in Southern Utah" by Salt Lake Magazine, the cuisine here is creative, fresh and locally sourced. Focused on organic Southwestern ingredients, unforgettable dishes include the smoked quail and bacon-wrapped duck.
Texas Roadhouse A hootin 'hollerin' good time, this Texas transplant handcrafts everything, all the way down to the fresh-baked bread. In addition to juicy steaks and finger-lickin' ribs, they also make wicked margaritas, with line dancers and a killer jukebox.
The Gun Barrel Steak & Game A local favorite for its prime meats - from farm-raised steak to Utah game like buffalo and elk - every cut is open-grilled to perfection over mesquite with a museum-like collection of antique firearms and Western memorabilia throughout.
1091 North Bluff Street, #1400, St. George, Utah, 84770
Ancestor Square The historic heart of St. George, some of the 12 buildings that encompass the Square date back to the 19th century. Today, the're filled with art galleries, unique shops and delicious restaurants.
Coyote Gulch Art Village Just 10 miles away in nearby Ivins, the Kayenta Community is a beacon of sustainable living and local arts, married with the Utah countryside. The enclave's numerous galleries sell handmade pottery, jewelry, paintings and more.
Downtown St. George The Boulevard, Tabernacle, Diagonal and Main are the 4 streets that make up Downtown. The most popular for shopping is Main, with one-of-a-kind stores, restaurants and galleries unique to St. George in the city's historic buildings.
Red Cliffs Mall Named after the famous vistas surrounding St. George, this major retail hub houses an Aeropostale, Barnes & Noble, Buckle, Dillard's, JCPenney, Sears, White House Black Market, Victoria's Secret and so much more.
770 East Red Cliffs Drive, St. George, Utah, 84790
The Outlets at Zion Set in the scenic desert south of Zion, some of the 30 bargain-priced factory outlets here include Polo Ralph Lauren, Eddie Bauer, Levi's, Pro Image Sports, Skechers and The Children's Place.