Observe National Take a Hike Day 2017 in Southern Utah

National Take a Hike Day – 2017 November 17th is the annual observance of National Take a Hike Day.  There are multiple hiking trails to choose from in Cedar City and surrounding areas!  Finding a way to take advantage of the celebration shouldn’t be a challenge. With winter slowly, but surely, creeping up, it’s the […]

Access Amazing Fall Colors in Cedar City, Utah

To help visitors and locals alike find the best fall colors in Cedar City at their peak moments, the Cedar City • Brian Head Tourism Bureau offers a weekly Fall Color Report starting September 1st. As the kids get back to school and the weather starts to cool, the golden aspens and gleaming scrub maple […]

Drive Southern Utah’s Fall Color Loop

Drive Southern Utah's Fall Color Loop, Cedar City Fall Colors | Visit Cedar City

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.

Highway 143 reopens after Brian Head Fire

As the Brian Head fire continues to decrease in size, roads and attractions around the mountain are reopening. National Scenic Highway 143 is now reopen on both sides, from Parowan to Panguitch, as well as lodges, restaurants and boat rentals around Panguitch Lake. “We are so grateful to the firefighters, police force and volunteers who […]

National Parks without the Crowds: Exploring Kolob Canyons

National Parks without the Crowds: Kolob Canyons in Zion National Park, Visit Cedar City

Utah’s five national parks are home to some of the state’s most incredible scenery: think Island in the Sky District in Canyonlands, or iconic Delicate Arch—featured on Utah license plates—in Arches National Park. It’s no wonder visitors from all over the world flock to these beautiful places, but sometimes it’s nice to enjoy America’s Best Idea in solitude.

Take the Scenic Route

Take the Scenic Route | Cedar City's Byways and Backways | PC Mike Saemisch

Cedar City sits smack in the middle of some of the most jaw-dropping scenery in Utah. Of course getting out for a hike is a great way to throw yourself right in the midst of it—but your own two feet can only carry you so far, even when you know there’s so much more to see. The solution? Take the scenic route!