Family Activities in Utah
Design Your Own Adventure
When you stay at Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center St. George, a variety of family activities in Utah are within easy reach. From touring national parks to adventuring down a river to competing with each other at a nearby family fun center, there are so many fun things to do in St. George, that you may need to plan multiple trips. Explore some of our favorite family things to do in Utah to enjoy during your stay.
National and State Parks
Take a hike! Snow Canyon State Park offers many trails of varying length and difficulty that the whole family can enjoy. Similarly, Zion National Park offers various different hiking options. Younger families will love Lower Emerald Pool trail, which is 1.2 miles long, while older families can undertake the strenuous 5-mile journey to Angels Landing.
Head to Virgin River for an adventure like no other. The river flows through the entire area from Zion National Park into the Virgin River Gorge along the Interstate 15 corridor in Arizona. Adventurous families will enjoy class 2, 3, and 4 rapids in the spring as snow in the mountains is just melting. Other families will enjoy the chance to simply float or tube down calmer stretches of the river surrounded by stunning desert landscape.
Family Fun Centers
Want all your adventure under one roof? The Fiesta Fun Center in St. George offers popular activities like miniature golf, bumper cars and even arcade games. For something more unique, head to the Tonaquint Nature Center, which offers weekly lectures for families about area wildlife. Also, don't miss out on visiting the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm where many dinosaur remains can be marveled at.