St. George UT
Quality theatrical venues and historic sites dot the St. George, UT area
Known for breathtaking red-rock landscapes, scenic golf courses and favorable weather, St. George, UT is a favorite year-round getaway destination. Only 20 minutes from St. George, UT are Snow Canyon State Park and Red Cliffs Recreation Area, two spectacles of red sandstone. Zion National Park, southern Utahís top tourist attraction, is less than an hour away. Many St. George area golf courses feature colorful sandstone outcroppings that contrast sharply to their green fairways. Most courses also provide stellar views of the nearby Pine Valley Mountains and the enormous monoliths of Zion National Park. Known to early boosters as the place where the summer sun spends the winter, St. George, UT experiences winter daytime temperatures that usually hover in the low 60s.
The St. George, UT area is home to the Tuacahn Amphitheater, a unique theatrical venue. Every summer and fall, Tuacahn produces Broadway musicals in a picturesque outdoor setting enveloped by red rock cliffs. Past productions have included Fiddler On the Roof, Annie Get Your Gun, My Fair Lady, Beauty and the Beast and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Tuacahn offers pre-show dinners and the plaza show, a nostalgic musical revue, before its quality musical productions. Other St. George, UT theatrical options are the St. George Musical Theater, performances of the Heritage Choir and Southwest Symphony, and concerts and plays at Dixie State College.
The St. George, UT area contains many remnants of its pioneer past. Two restored pioneer residences, the Jacob Hamblin Home and the Brigham Young Winter Home, are open daily for tours. These homes display pioneer relics. Guides relate interesting tidbits about the regionís colorful history. Two pioneer structures, the St. George Temple and St. George Tabernacle, are still in use today. The tabernacle is open regularly for public visitation. Visitors cannot enter the temple, but they can tour its well-manicured grounds and enjoy displays and presentations at its visitor center. The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum chronicles St. George, UTís history through displays of pioneer artifacts.
You cannot go wrong with a vacation to the St. George, UT area. Before you arrive, contact the St. George Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for detailed information about area lodging, scenic attractions, activities, shopping, and entertainment. When you talk to us, we will help you create a St. George, UT itinerary that will suit the interests of every member of your family!