Exploring the Kolob Canyons: An Underrated (and Less-Trafficked) Nature Stash in Zion

The Kolob Canyons, tucked into the northwest corner of Zion National Park, is the park’s best-kept secret. A half-dozen finger canyons drain west from a high plateau, offering Zion Canyon’s spectacular red-rock scenery, breathtaking views, and rainbow-tinted cliffs but no crowds. Instead, the Kolob Canyons area is a place of solitude, wilderness, and empty trails.…

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Find out what makes us ‘So Utah’ at the 2019 ‘Southern Utah Tourism Summit’

Composite image. Background photo of Cedar Breaks National Monument by and courtesy of Wayne Pinkston, St. George News SOUTHERN UTAH — With the goal of building bridges of connectivity between the Utah Office of Tourism, the Utah Tourism Industry Association and private entities, representatives from the travel and tourism industry are set to gather at…

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7 Unique and Exhilarating Ways to Experience the Red Rock Desert around Zion National Park

Zion National Park is an awe-inspiring wonderland for hikers, climbers, and sightseers. But it’s not the only place for incredible adventures in the area. Take your pick of exciting and exhilarating activities in the region, from taking a flight over the canyons, mesas, and mountains of Zion to exploring the area with a backcountry safari…

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The door is open for us: Southern Utah Tourism Summit brings industry leaders together

ST. GEORGE — The Electric Theater in St. George was abuzz with energy Thursday as various members of the Southern Utah tourism industry gathered for the area’s first “Southern Utah Tourism Summit.” Organized by the managing team behind zionnationalpark.com and co-hosted by Washington County, the event was designed to unite the region’s private tourism sector, build bridges with the Utah…

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What makes you ‘So Utah?’ Tourism summit to unite Southern Utah travel, tourism industry

 SOUTHERN UTAH — In an effort to rally together those involved in the Southern Utah travel and tourism industry, and to focus on the region’s needs, capabilities, direction, and offerings of interest, the first Southern Utah Tourism Summit is being held in St. George. The gathering will take place Feb. 22 at the Electric Theater, 68 E.…

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The Creature Comforts of Springdale (and Why It’s an Ideal Place to Recover from Your Zion Adventure)

Zion National Park and the rugged wilderness surrounding Springdale, Utah, is a giant red rock playground filled with magnificent scenery and grand outdoor adventures. It’s a place to play hard all day: hiking sandy trails, squeezing through slot canyons, rappelling off sandstone cliffs, and making your friends at home jealous of your Instagram feed. At…

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