Things to do in St. George

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One of the most common questions we receive is what is there to do in St. George for families. And our answer is always, “There is a TON to do.” We are constantly finding more and more things to do in the St. George area, so this list keeps growing and growing.

Here are some things to do in St. George that we have enjoyed. Everything is family-friendly and approved by us! Click on individual links for more details.

Snow Canyon State Park


Our boys love playing at the parks in St. George. There are a ton, and we still need to visit more, but here are our favorites:

  • NEW: Best Parks in St. George! We just added this list with the best parks in the St. George area.
  • Thunder Junction: At Tonaquint Park: Our favorite all-abilities park with a splash pad.
  • Cottonwood Cove Park: Fun climbing park with a trail next to the river.
  • Hidden Valley Park: Super fun playground and a splash pad.
  • Canyon Park (Washington): Our boys’ favorite park because there is a timed racetrack and obstacle course.
  • Pioneer Park: This park is unique because it is an exploring and climbing park among the red rocks.
  • Dixie Springs Park (Hurricane): Brand new all-abilities playground with two other playgrounds, splash pad and a dog park. Something for everyone.
  • Vernon Worthen Park: This park is near downtown and has a lot of shade, picnics tables, and a great playground.
Hidden Valley Park

Indoor Adventures

Once when we visited St. George, it snowed and rained the entire time, so we were grateful for all of these indoor adventures. They are also great when it gets super hot in the summer.

Dinosaur Discovery Site

Historical Adventures

Brigham Young’s Winter Home

Outdoor Adventures

Most people love to visit St. George because there are so many beautiful outdoor spots to visit. The red rocks are a great place to explore outside.

things to do in st. George: sand hollow
Sand Hollow State Park


We love to hike, and we want to add to this list. Most of our favorite hikes are in Snow Canyon (listed above).

Red Reef Waterfall


There are lots of restaurants and fun food places in St. George. We cannot write about every single one, but here are a few unique spots worth checking out.

  • Judd’s Store: Historic store with candy, unique sodas, ice cream, and food.
  • Larsen’s Frostop: You need to try a glacier at Larsen’s (mix of shaved ice and ice cream).
  • Snelgrove Ice Cream: Ice Cream Shop with lots of unique and delicious flavors.
  • Morty’s Cafe: super yummy burgers
  • Angelica’s: delicious street tacos
Judd’s Store

We can’t wait to visit St. George again. We will add to our list of things to do in St. George every time we visit. And if you have a favorite adventure in St. George, send us an email ( so we can check it out! If you are up for a little driving, here are a few adventures that are about an hour away:

Things to do in St. George
Snow Canyon State Park

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