3 Bedroom St. George Condo at Las Palmas Resort
|1845 W. Canyon View Dr.|
|Bedrooms:||3 Bedrooms • Sleeps 6|
|Bed Arrangements:||King, Queen, Twins, Blow-Up|
|Bathrooms:||2 Full Bathrooms|
|Living Space:||1400 sqft.|
|Hot Tub:||Hot Tub (Private)|
You will truly enjoy life when you are lounging poolside at our beautiful resort. Las Palmas Resort is first class and a fun place to stay. This condo is located on the top floor with incredible views. From the deck you can see out over the desert. This condo has been professionally decorated and is lovely. 3b/2b can sleep up to 6. We have many more condos to choose from 1b/1b, 2b/1b, 2b/2b, and 3b/2b.
The Tuacahn Amphitheater is in Ivins — a few minutes west of St. George. It brings Broadway to the desert with such plays as Peter Pan, South Pacific, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Coat, Grease, Beauty and the Beast, and Cats. The main stage is in an outdoor amphitheater where the dramatic red cliffs of more than 1,000 feet almost steal the show.
Brian Head is about an hour and a half drive north of St. George on Interstate 15. It is best known in the area as a Southern Utah’s ski destination during the winter.
The Red Cliffs Recreation Area is just 15 miles north of St. George on Interstate 15 and is close to Quail Creek Reservoir. It is great place to come hike and explore a red desert landscape throughout the year. Spontaneous waterfalls spout when it rains.
The Riverside Resort on the Sevier River is a RV park and campground that offers many fun activities on and around the river. The resort is also close to Bryce Canyon National Park and is great place to stay when visiting the park area.
The Utah Trails Resort at Zion Mountain Resort offers a wide range of activities for people of all ages. It offers many Native American themed activities like bow and arrow shooting, tomahawk throwing, and campfire programs. The resort is located near Springdale — about a 45 minute drive northeast of St. George.
Beaver Dam State Park is in Nevada just on the border with Utah. It is full of beautiful canyons and pinion pine forests that accent the red rocks of the area.
Gunlock Reservoir is a Utah State Park just northwest of St. George. It is a fun place to camp, boat, swim, and fish.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Eastern Nevada along Interstate 15 is mainly used by boaters and campers. Boaters particularly enjoy Lake Mead since it warmer than other lakes.
Lake Powell is a large artificial lake formed by damning the Colorado River a couple hours east of St. George. People flock there for water fun and the chance to explore many side canyons filled with spectacular rock formations and Indian ruins.
Navajo Lake is located in Dixie National Forest near Cedar City. It is one of the southernmost alpine lakes in the country, and its high elevation allows it to have a thick forest that sets it apart from the surrounding desert.
Quail Creek Reservoir is 14 miles north of St. George on Interstate 15. Area residents love to come here during the summer to boat, swim, and fish. Purportedly, the largemouth bass hatchery here is the best in Utah.
Sand Hollow Reservoir is one of Utah’s newest stake parks; in fact, the reservoir was opened to the public in April 2003. It has quickly become a popular spot for boating and swimming. It is just northeast of St. George.
Anasazi State Park Museum is in the state park on the northeastern end of Scenic Byway 12. Visitors here will have a chance to learn more about the ancient Indians that lived in this area as long back as 1050 A.D. The museum has artifacts and exhibits that will help visitors understand ancient Indian culture and life. Visitors can also take a self-guided tour of a partially excavated village.
Bryce Canyon National Park is about two and half hours away from St. George. It is best known for its natural amphitheaters with human-like spires of red rock with green pine trees lining the rims.
Capitol Reef National Park is along Utah’s Scenic Byway 12. It is full of mountains and ridges of multi-colored rock.
Cedar Breaks National Monument is near Cedar City. It has multicolored rock formations and mountains that span almost three miles and reach depths of 2,000 feet.
Coral Pink Sand Dunes is a Utah State Park near Kanab which is east of St. George. The sand dunes are formed by rust colored sand and accented by desert shrubs and plants.
The Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is near Escalante along Scenic Byway 12. Pieces of petrified wood, bones, and other materials are scattered throughout the area.
The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument near Escalante along Scenic Byway 12 is a relatively new area designated as a national monument. It features cliffs that appear as a stairs as they descend from the Aquarius Plateau to the Grand Canyon.
The Iron Mission State Park in Cedar City commemorates history of the area during the mid to late 1800s. Originally Mormon settlers were sent here to mine iron, and the park features equipment and information about this history.
Kanab-Area Squaw Trail
The Squaw Trail is on BLM owned land but is managed by the City of Kanab. It provides access to an outlook with spectacular views in all directions of the area.
Kodachrome Basin State Park is near Bryce Canyon National Park and is best know for its petrified geysers that were preserved as they blasted through layers of sediment and were filled up again by rock while the surrounding material eroded away. The National Geographic Society helped give the area the name of Kodachrome because it felt that it is a gorgeous area.
Kolob Canyon is the western canyon of Zion National Park; it is accessed by Interstate 15 north of St. George. Wondrous rock hoodoos with whimsical shapes are found throughout this beautiful canyon.
Minersville Reservoir State Park is near Beaver, UT which is north of St. George. People typically come here to boat, fish, swim, and camp.
A good portion of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is actually in Utah. Since it is harder to access than the typical tourist sites, it is a great place to admire the beauty of the area without the crowds.
Pipe Springs National Monument is in Arizona. It mainly commemorates the history of Ancestral Puebloans and Kaibab Paiute Indians along with some Mormon pioneer history since these groups had significant influence on the development of the area.
Snow Canyon is one of Utah’s most beautiful state parks. Both ends of the canyon are a few minutes away from downtown St. George to the north and west of town. The canyon is known for its red, orange, and pink rocks. It even has an arch. People enjoy exploring the park by foot and bike using its pathway system.
Valley of Fire State Park is between St. George and Las Vegas and is only six miles away from Lake Mead. It is a beautiful area of red, pink, and orange rocks accented by desert plants and shrubs. Remnants of ancient Indians like the Basket Weaver people and Anasazi Pueblo Indians can be found here since they lived here long before.
Zion National Park is northeast of St. George. The entrances to Zion Canyon near Springdale and Kolob Canyon on Interstate 15 are both between 45 minutes to an hour away from the city. The national park is one of the top ten most visited in the National Park Service system since about 3 million people visit it annually.
Ancestor Square is a shopping center in St. George’s historic downtown. It has several boutiques and fun restaurants.
Brigham Young’s Winter Home in St. George is where the second Mormon prophet spent many winters since the weather was mild in St. George and really cold in Northern Utah. He was one of the area’s first snowbirds. The home now serves as a museum to enable visitors to understand life in Utah during the mid to late 1800s better.
Cove Fort is a historic site in Central Utah near the intersection of Interstates 15 and 70. This fort built in 1867 served as a spot for travelers — Mormon pioneers, Indians, traders, trappers, etc. — to stop for rest, get new supplies, and seek protection from Indian attacks. The historic site is run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Coyote Gulch Art Village is an enclave of art galleries in Ivins just west of St. George. Galleries feature work from local and regional artists.
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum aims to preserve Utah’s pioneer heritage by educating the public about the pioneers. The museum has many artifacts that are from the day-to-day pioneer life.
Grafton is a ghost town near Zion National Park. Since it is so photogenic the Robert Redford movies Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with Paul Newman and The Electric Horseman with Jane Fonda were partially filmed here. However, the town is no longer open to the public.
Jacob Hamlin was a prominent early Mormon settler in the St. George area. He was sent as a missionary, but he mainly was a mediator and negotiator between the white settlers and the Indians. His home is a historic site that preserves his important contributions to the area.
The Lost City Museum serves as the headquarters for Boulder Dam State Park. It also houses artifacts of Anasazi Indians that were excavated as Lake Mead formed after the Hoover Dam was erected.
Scenic Byway 12 is one of the country’s most scenic roadways, according to the government and Car and Driver magazine. The fact that the byway traverses an area that has three national parks, three state parks, a national recreation area, and a national monument indicates that this is truly a must-see area.
The Pine Valley chapel is a quaint relic of the past. It is located in the green and heavily wooded town of Pine Valley in Dixie National Forest north of St. George. Since it is at a high elevation, it enjoys a remarkably lush environment for a desert area.
The Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum is in the Dixie Center in South St. George. It has exhibits and information about the animals that live in the Southern Utah region.
The Silver Reef Museum chronicles the colorful history of Silver Reef’s mining heritage. This industry brought Chinese, Irish, Welsh, and many other types of people to the town during the mid 1880s. Of course the town also had hotels, saloons, and restaurants to placate this diverse crowd. Silver Reef is a short drive north of St. George on Interstate 15.
St. George Art Museum
The St. George Art Museum is located in historic downtown St. George just across from the post office. It mainly features the art work of local and regional artists.
In 2000 Sheldon Johnson discovered some dinosaur tracks while leveling land on his farm in East St. George. He decided to protect them and eventually some of his land became this museum that now houses an impressive collection of dinosaur tracks and evidence of other prehistoric life.
The St. George Tabernacle in historic downtown is one of the city’s oldest buildings. It was built by the early Mormon pioneers who settled here to hold large church meetings. Today, free tours are offered by missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who explain the history of the building and its relation to the city and area.
The St. George Temple is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. It is a special building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where devout and approved adult members going on days other than Sunday for special worship and to perform special ordinances. The temple opened in April 1877 after about 5.5 years of construction. For those who are interested in the temple but cannot enter, the visitor center adjacent to it is has missionaries and exhibits is a great place to learn more about the purpose of temples.