Imagine spending all day exploring the rugged and picturesque terrain of St. George and all night camping and sleeping under the stars.
There is no better time to experience the great outdoors than summer time! Visitors can enjoy the warm weather and picturesque landscapes in a variety of ways, from biking and hiking, to river rafting and four-wheeling. There is an adventure around every corner as you explore the untouched beauty of Southern Utah. Many companies will offer adventure tours that can provide the best scenes, whether on a boat or on a bike.
If ATVs are your preferred mode of exploring the terrain of St. George, consider an ATV and the Jeep Adventure Tour or the Windows of the West Hummer Tour. These tours offer visitors the opportunity to explore the landscape with an experienced guide. Trips range from a few hours to a few days. Locations also vary from national parks to more secluded areas.
Don’t let the deserts and dry terrain fool you, St. George is home to some of the best boating, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing in Utah. Popular locations for water sports of every kind include Lake Powell and the three state park reservoirs: Sand Hollow, Gunlock, and Quail Lake. There are also smaller reservoirs such as Pine Valley, in the Pine Valley Mountains, and Ivins, located just outside of Gunlock. Lake Powell, located approximately 150 miles outside of St. George, is rated as one of the nation’s best bodies of water for all water sports. If whitewater rafting or kayaking interests you, take an adventure on the rapids with experienced guides or on your own. From rentals to guides, the perfect tour company can offer you the experience of a lifetime.
No outdoor trip is complete without a little camping, and the terrain and landscapes of Southern Utah are the epitome of camping. There are numerous private and public campgrounds in the St. George area and surrounding state parks. One of the most popular areas to camp is Temple View RV Resort, right in the center of St. George.
Not the outdoorsy type? No problem! St. George offers great shopping, entertainment, dining, and museums. Spend a day in the city touring art galleries and exhibitions and spend your evening enjoying a concert in the park. Grab a blanket, food, and family and enjoy a summer night full of music and fun. Concerts run from May 13th to September 9th and begin every night at 7:30 pm.