9 Best Easy Hikes Near Cedar City

Cedar City, nestled against the stair-stepped Hurricane Cliffs, is the gateway to southwestern Utah’s natural wonders and national parklands. Besides being home to the famed Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City is an adventure playground for hikers. Above the town, canyons drain down from the eroded 10,000-foot rim of Cedar Breaks National Monument while sprawling Dixie […]

Spend a Night Under the Stars at SW Utah’s First Dark Sky Park

Stargazing at Cedar Breaks National Monument is an astounding marvel, with thousands of glittering stars scattered across sky on any given night. The Milky Way arches across the black sky in a cloud of pinprick lights, while the familiar constellations and planets move in a stately procession. Under the vault of stars, we gaze up […]

Drive Southern Utah’s Beautiful Fall Color Loop this Fall

As the weather starts to cool, the area around Cedar City prepares to put on a dramatic show. With a backdrop of striking red rocks and southern Utah’s national parks, Cedar City provides an unmatched destination for of fall foliage viewing. Rated as one of the “Top Eight Unique Destinations to View Fall Colors” by […]

5 Reasons to Visit Brian Head this Winter!

Calling all snowbirds!  Ski season is right around the corner, and Brian Head Resort and surrounding areas are gearing up for a winter to remember.  Brian Head is located in Iron County, Utah, just three hours from Las Vegas.  For generations, families have traveled to the town of Brian Head to escape their hectic city […]

Cedar City – Five Ways to “Keep it Cool” the Last Couple Months of Summer

Let’s face it, Utah summers can be hot!  Cedar City sits at almost 6000 feet in elevation, which is higher than the majority of Utah cities.  However, we are still seeing 90 degree temperatures throughout the summer months.  High temperatures can make hiking and other outdoor adventures almost unbearable.  Lucky for us, we are located […]

Tour of Utah Returns to Cedar City, This Time as Race Headquarters

Tour of Utah will begin and end Stage 1 in Cedar City, UT

Tour of Utah Returns to Cedar City, This Time as Race Headquarters CEDAR CITY, Utah (July 30th, 2018) —The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is expecting over 120 riders representing over 16 teams for the week-long men’s Professional cycling race. Known as “America’s Toughest Stage Race,” the tour will run from Tuesday, August 6 […]

Your Guide to the 24th of July 2018 in Iron County!

Memorial Day celebration in Cedar City, UT & Parowan, UT

CEDAR CITY’S PIONEER DAY CELEBRATION Cedar City Pioneer Day Celebration begins at 8:00 am Pioneer Day Town Meeting at the Rock Church (79 E Center St), 9:00 am Main Street Mile (Fun Run), 10:00 am Parade down Cedar City Main Street (400 S to 400 N) and Games following the parade (approx. 12 pm – […]

Cedar City – Dig in to Iron County’s Homegrown Roots.

Farmers markets and plant nurseries have become quite popular across the U.S.  There are many benefits that correspond with purchasing natural foods and frequenting local plant nurseries such as assuring the money stays in the local economy, avoiding preservatives and irradiation that occurs with long distance transportation, and obtaining fresher foods and plants in result […]