Parade of Homes – St. George!

Best Parade of Homes Ever! Billed as the largest Parade of Homes in Utah, St. George’s 2018 show offers 28 new homes for your viewing pleasure. Gain inspiration for your own decoration scheme, or consider moving into a new, state-of-the art home offered by area builders. Coming Right Up! The 2018 Parade of Homes is… Read more »

Breathtaking Snow Canyon State Park

Utah’s wide open spaces are covered with majestic national state parks. Snow Canyon State Park is not to be missed. It happens to be conveniently located just 8 miles north of Sunset Boulevard and Bluff Street in St. George, Utah. The scenic drive to the park entrance alone is enough to take your breath away. Once… Read more »

Brigham’s Playhouse – Broadway in the Desert

If you want a Broadway experience while visiting St. George, then don’t miss a visit to Brigham’s Playhouse at 25 North 300 West, Washington, Utah. Did you know that even while creating a city in the desert, Brigham Young promoted dancing and other social amusements? He was particularly fond of the theater. Although far from Broadway, he provided… Read more »

Glitter Mountain AZ near St George (No…It is not really made of glitter)

  There is a place 25 minutes drive from St. George, called Glitter Mountain. (Best name ever!!) Just across the Utah state line, south of Washington Fields Utah you can find an old mining site where they would mine for gypsum (or glitter to some of you..). People refer to this as the Old Gypsum Mine,… Read more »

Unique Red Hills Desert Gardens is Waiting for You to Explore

“Desert Gardens” may sound like an oxymoron. Red Hills Desert Gardens will clarify that for you.  This 5-acre preserve with more than 5,000 desert plants is located along Red Cliffs Parkway. You can follow the sign off the parkway just east of Dixie Rock. Take the right hand fork and pull into the convenient parking… Read more »

Dixie Rock or Sugarloaf, it’s an unforgettable view!

Once upon a time, Dixie Rock (accessed via St. George’s Red Cliffs Drive with the handy help of a couple of parking lots on either side) was called “Sugarloaf.” What’s a sugarloaf, you ask? Writer Brian Passey offers you more details along with interesting historic photos here. Dixie Rock is part of a multi-acreage area… Read more »

What the Dickens? St. George Dickens Festival!

St. George’s famously hospitable year-round atmosphere extends through the holidays, so it should come as no surprise that a Southern Utah Christmas is just as jolly of a time as the traditional white Christmases that most northerners experience. Last year, I was surprised at the St. George Dickens’ Festival when a couple of ruffians in… Read more »

Thunder Junction All Abilities Park – St. George, Utah

 An inviting entrance. Have you ever wanted to explore the backside of a waterfall? Have you wondered what it would feel like to slide down a dinosaur’s back? Have you harbored a hankering to huddle inside an erupting volcano? Then you don’t want to miss the free admission Thunder Junction All Abilities Park located at 1851 S Dixie… Read more »

Unique Time Machine – Silver Reef Ghost Town near St. George, Utah

If you are into uniqueness, then you’ll be right at home in the Silver Springs ghost town, just a mile or so north, then turn west past a delightful Old West store-front outdoor mall for about another mile off Leeds Exit 22. Actual Address: 1903 Wells Fargo Rd, Leeds, UT 84746. One un-matched feature of Silver Springs… Read more »