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Local Insights Local Insight: Duck Creek Village Duck Creek Village: Endless Outdoor Recreation. Duck Creek Village is an enchanting town that has nearby outdoor recreational activities year round; such as hiking, fishing, skiing, mountain biking, and more! Duck Creek Village is near must-see destinations like Brian Head Ski Resort, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Zion National Park. This is the perfect getaway […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Kanarraville Kanarraville: Home of Kanarra Falls — A hidden gem now in the spotlight. Put your water shoes on and get ready to hike!  Kanarraville is home to the beautiful Kanarra Falls; A stunning waterfall tucked away in a beautiful red rock slot canyon. This is a super fun trek in and out of the water […]
Local Insights Local Insight: New Harmony New Harmony: Apples with a VIEW – Who knew? One of the best things about living in Southern Utah are the delicious apples from New Harmony.  There aren’t as many orchards as years past, however it is still a tradition remembered and honored.  Annually, the 100% volunteer New Harmony Fire Department holds the “Apple Festival,”  […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Beryl Beryl: A true escape. There aren’t too many places left where you can truly get away from EVERYONE!  Beryl is one of the few, and what’s best, you can get there on a dime!  Beryl is an unincorporated area with cheap dirt and no neighbors.  Less than 200 people call Beryl home full-time, while others buy […]
Local Insights Local Insight: La Verkin La Verkin: The Beautiful Valley. La Verkin, known as “the beautiful valley”, is located just north of Hurricane and south of Toquerville. If you blink, you might miss it! While small, many pass through La Verkin each day, as it is located near many popular tourist destinations. Some of the nearby parks include Quail Creek […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Brian Head WARNING:  Visit once and you’ll be coming back! Home to Brian Head Resort, the top ski destination in Southern Utah! Brian Head is a perfect get-a-way spot just a short drive from Cedar City, UT, 3 hours from Las Vegas, NV or 3.5 hours from Salt Lake City, UT.  Winter activities are incredible, and summertime […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Ivins A Resort Area on the Outskirts of St. George. A suburb of St. George, Ivins, Utah has transitioned from a farming community to a resort area. Ivins is home to two world class spas, the Red Mountain Resort and the Salon and Spa at Movara Fitness Resort. A luxurious spa experience isn’t the only reason […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Toquerville Home of the Popular Toquerville Falls. Not far from the city of Toquerville is the gorgeous Toquerville Falls. The hike to Toquerville Falls is a fun adventure, leading to a true oasis in the desert. The city of Toquerville also offers annual events like the Miss Toquerville Pageant, Toquerville Trails Turkey Trot, the Christmas Lighting […]
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Local Insights Local Insight: Beaver A town with skiing, golfing, and horse races. Located about 50 miles north of Cedar City, Beaver, Utah has plenty of fun activities for tourists and residents alike. The Beaver City Horse Races, the Eagle Point Ski Resort, the Canyon Breeze Golf Course, fishing, camping, and hunting in the nearby Tushar mountain range are just […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Minersville A Great Spot for Fishing Enthusiasts! Minersville is only a twenty minute drive from Beaver, Utah and is known for nearby fishing spot, Minersville Reservoir. Roughly 900 acres of water, Minersville Reservoir offers trophy sized trout fishing and camping. This is a great spot for fishing enthusiasts to explore! Plan your trip around the Beaver […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Apple Valley Calling All Mountain Bikers to Apple Valley! Established in 2004, Apple Valley is small town just east of Hurricane in Washington County.  Nearby outdoor adventures include the exhilarating Gooseberry Mesa biking trail, the Little Creek Mesa hiking, biking, and ATV trails, the Water Canyon hike, and Zion National Park. On your way through town, be […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Washington Country living, but close to city conveniences. Washington is considered part of the St. George metropolitan area. It’s close to the conveniences of the city, yet still offers the simplicity of country living. Washington was originally founded as an area to grow cotton, giving name to the most popular event in the town today: Cotton […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Enoch A cute farming community outside of Cedar City. With larger lots, and little commercial activity, Enoch focuses on residential home sites that give homeowners distance between them and their neighbors.  Several neighborhoods have animal rights where homeowners enjoy having a horse or two, and a little flock of chickens. As you go through Enoch, you’ll […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Santa Clara Home of the Swiss Days. Although Santa Clara is located only 15 minutes from the booming city of St. George, it is home to only 6,000 people. Santa Clara is also home to the annual Swiss Days celebration which begin in 1990. This event celebrates the town’s pioneer heritage of the Swiss members of the […]
Local Insights Local Insight: St George, UT A Place for People of All Interests. St. George is a great place to call home and visit for people of all interests. For those who like the finer things in life, St. George offers a plethora of vacation resorts, golf courses, fine dining, shopping, and community arts organizations. This is also the perfect place […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Milford, UT A historic area to explore! Located an hour north of Cedar City, the Milford area offers a plethora of activities and things to explore. Venture to the nearby Frisco Ghost Town, check out the historic Milford Hotel, explore the Rock Corral Recreation Area, and so much more! Milford was originally a railroad and mining community […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Paragonah, UT A great place for fishing! Paragonah is a darling little town just 23 miles north of Cedar City. The town was founded as an ideal location for farming and was originally settled by residents from the town of Parowan. If you love to fish, Paragonah is the place for you! Nearby is Red Creek Stream, […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Parowan, UT A Charming Little Community. Parowan is a quaint little town just 20 miles north of Cedar City.  Although small, it remains the county seat for Iron County and is home to the annual Iron County Fair.  A sleepy and welcoming community most of the year, the Fair draws locals and guests to enjoy the PRCA […]
Local Insights Local Insight: Cedar City, UT Four Seasons in One Day Yep, I’m really going to tell you about our “four seasons in one day” weather in Cedar City, UT.  For you locals, this will not be news!  However, if you haven’t spent much time in this amazing state, you may not have read about it on the back of someone’s […]