“Everything from A to Zion!” Additional Activities To Enhance Your Stay
For comprehensive guides to area activities, lodging, dining, and maps, please visit www.visitstgeorge.com. During your stay we hope you will take some time to explore! There is something here for everyone. From fine arts to national parks, you will fall in love with this oasis in the desert! For a quick reference guide to the top 10 things to do in St. George, visit utah.com/st-george. Need help planning? Download a guide here.
St. George Utah Information
Zion National Park Travel Information
Archeology, Geology, Paleontology and History Tours
Dinosaurs, petrified forests, Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs, and pioneer heritage surround you when you visit St. George. Visit the History & Culture page at www.utahstgeorge.com, and Zion Canyon Field Institute at www.zionpark.org. A division of Zion National Park, the institute offers 1, 2, and 3-day classes, providing visitors unique opportunities to investigate the vast natural and cultural resources of the park and its surrounds. Expert instructors in history, science, the humanities, and the arts will emphasize learning through hands on exploration. For a complete list of museums visit the History and Culture page at www.utahstgeorge.com.
Red Rock Humvee Tours - Red Rock Humvee Tours provides a whole new perspective of the greater St. George & Zion area. Join them in rock crawling up and down Sand Mountain or take a desitnation trip to Toquerville Falls. You are guaranteed to have a unique, exciting & fun experience. Call 435-767-8595 or visit redrockhumveetours.com/ Use promo code "seniorgames" for a 15% discount when you book online.
Zion Helicoptors - Zion Helicoptors provide stunning guided helicoptor tours over Zion National Park and surrounding areas. Take in the beauty of the area from a thrilling aerial point of view. They also offer Zion Jeep tours and Private Butte Landings. For more information call 1-435-668-4185 or visit zionhelicopters.com/.
Art Tours and Galleries
If you're looking for art, we have plenty of it! For a complete listing of Art Galleries visit http://www.atozion.com/. Be sure to include a visit to Dixie State University Eccles Fine Arts Center for traveling shows (125 South 700 East, 435-652-7500).
The Kayenta Arts Foundation based in Ivins, Utah, is once again in 2018 hosting the Kayenta Art Festival this Oct. 12th, 13th and 14th. It will feature new extended hours: Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. The Festival will feature over 50 Artists from across the country, live music, specialty food vendors and the return of the popular Beer and Wine Garden. It will also include a silent auction and local artist exhibits. For more information visit http://kayentaartsfoundation.org.
No guide would be complete without a list of restaurants. Remember to use your complimentary dinner ticket (included with your Games ID badge) and the Valu-Book, which also features discounts at participating restaurants. Patronize Sponsor restaurants whenever possible. Visit the Area Dining Guide at www.utahstgeorge.com or consult the yellow pages of a local phone book.
For a detailed list of recreation opportunities, visit the Golf page and the Recreation page at www.utahstgeorge.com. Run, bike, hike, spelunk, climb, golf, skydive, and scuba dive your way around this mecca of adventure.
St. George Recreation Center is located in the center of town at 400 East 285 South. The city Recreation Center offers basketball, racquetball, volleyball courts and a weight room at a nominal daily fee. Open from 8 am to 9 pm Monday through Friday, with limited hours on Saturday, the Recreation Center is a great option for youth and adults to sharpen their athletic skills.
Sand Hollow Aquatics Center off Sunset Boulevard, at 1144 North Lava Flow Drive (435-634-5938), is a wonderfully wet, aquatics center with waveless indoor pools, outdoor volleyball courts, picnic areas, and sunny decks for soaking up those glorious southwest rays. The center is also the home of the Huntsman World Senior Games Swimming competition.
Make a tee time at one of the following excellent Golf Clubs on the Red Rock Golf Trail:
Bloomington, Coral Canyon, Dixie Red Hills, Entrada, Green Spring, The Ledges, Sky Mountain, Sunbrook, Southgate, St. George, and SunRiver.
Visit www.redrockgolftrail.com for an online tour of each course, and details for the course outlines, tee times, and availability.
Parks and Trails
St. George City Parks has an extensive list of available parks and trails perfect for family leisure activities such as hiking, biking, and picnicking. Visit www.sgcity.org/parks for a comprehensive listing of all their facilities. National Parks Utah has one of the most diverse landscapes on Earth. With no fewer that five National Parks, there is more than enough to view, explore and enjoy. For more information visit www.utah.com/nationalparks/. With Zion's National Park less than an hour away, you'll absolutely want to plan some time to see this real treasure.
Snow Canyon State Park
Navajo sandstone, picturesque vistas, camping and hiking. Snow Canyon State Park has it all and then some. Over 5,700 acres of amazing awaits you. For more information, visit https://utah.com/snow-canyon-state-park
The Red Cliffs Rifle & Pistol Range (RCRPR) welcomes visitors to the Huntsman World Senior Games by offering free target shooting for any senior Oct 8 - 20. RCRPR is located within the five venue Southern Utah Sports Shooting Park and is a non profit facility operated entirely by volunteers. Target shooters will find our 24 shade covered stations, each with up to 200 yards for placing your targets, the ideal location for outdoor shooting fun. In October, the range is open Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. Always staffed by NRA trained Range Safety Officers, you'll find it to be the family friendly, safe place to enjoy target shooting. You will need to bring your own firearms and ammunition. For more information visit us at www.redcliffsrange.com or leave a message at (435) 319-0845 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org
St. George Children's Museum
Come in, have fun, and learn about this great community resource and treasure! For more information, visit www.sgchildrensmuseum.org/
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers proudly sponsor the McQuarrie Memorial Museum in St. George. We offer a chance to see the different aspects of early pioneer life in Southern Utah, everything from tools to clothing, military to toys plus many other unique items are on display. We are also a great resource for those who are searching for their family ancestors and histories. We invite you to come and spend a pleasant day looking back at the early pioneer life and struggles they endured settling this area. The admission is free and hours are 10 Am to 5 PM daily except Sunday and Wednesday. For more information about the Museum and the organization, go to our website. www.dupstgeorge.org.
No visit would be perfect for women without a visit to the spa, whether it be a destination spa or a day spa. Visit the Spas page at www.utahstgeorge.com for a complete listing of world-class spas. Whether your focus is on fitness, spiritual wellness, or weight loss, you'll find an array of health and wellness programs for ultimate relaxation and pampering designed with you in mind. Sports Massage and Chiropractic is also available at the Dixie Center during the Games.
Theaters and Entertainment
There is so much entertainment to choose from that you may not have time to see it all! A full menu includes Broadway Musicals, Shakespeare, Symphony, and films, many of which are set in outdoor amphitheatres with natural backdrops--southwest sunsets, vermillion cliffs, and extraordinary canyons. Visit www.utahstgeorge.com for a complete listing with all the details for the following entertainment opportunities:
Tuacahn Outdoor Amphitheatre - Ivins, 20 minutes northwest of St. George (1-800-SHOW-UTAH) or visit online at www.tuacahn.org for details.
Utah Shakespearian Festival-Cedar City (45 minutes northeast of St. George on Interstate 15) visit them online at www.bard.org for details.
Celebrity Concert Series - Dixie State University, Audiences will thrill to some of the finest artists and entertainment available anywhere in the world. From Russian ballet to opera and chamber orchestras, Celebrity Concert Series presents world famous artists from all over the world. Visit www.celebrityconcertseries.com/ for details.
St. George Musical Theater - St. George Musical Theater is known for its magnificent musicals. The theater is downtown at the Historic Opera House 212 N. Main St. St. George! Tickets are only $17-21 and of course there is a Senior discount! Visit www.sgmusicaltheater.com/ for info and tickets or call 1-866-967-8167!
Megaplex Theaters at Main Street - 905 South Main Street, St. George; Megaplex Theaters at Sunset - corner of Sunset Blvd and Bluff Street, St. George; Megaplex Theaters at Pineview - 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George; Coral Cliffs Cinema - 850 West State Street, Hurricane.