Information on St. George, Utah

If you are considering purchasing a home in St George, then you’re probably starting online with your preliminary research and/or perhaps you are in the initial stages of planning your trip to visit St George. Here is some information that may be useful to those who are in the information gathering stage and those who are planning to visit soon.

Las Vegas to St. George, Utah

First of all, watch the TIME! This typically becomes the first line of confusion when I am meeting a client for the first time. Often, those flying into Vegas will forget the time is NOT the same in St George, we are an hour LATER. From Las Vegas to St George Utah takes just under two hours to travel by car from the Vegas Airport, however with the time change; you’ll have to add the extra hour upon arrival.

Places to stay in St. George

If you are looking for a St George hotel, here are a few that my clients have used (as well as popular choices for visitors)
• Best Western Abby Inn 435-652-1234
• Courtyard Marriott 435-986-0555
• Comfort Suites 435-673-7000
• Ambassador Inn 435-634-7930

Restaurants in St. George Utah

If you are searching options for dining in St George, here are a few of my personal favorites as well as some typical choices:

• Egg & I
• Cracker Barrel
• IHop and Dennys are always open

• Kneaders (off Bluff)
• Café Rio (Mexican dining—not “fast food” but not formal dining either)
• Jimmy Johns and Subway are around town too

• Sakura (Hibachi style dining—makes for a FUN evening)
• Casa Dona Maria (Mexican food)
• Gun Barrel (steak & Game)
• Chili’s, Olive Garden, Outback

St. George, Utah Weather and St. George, Utah Population

St George Utah Demographics= population of St George is approximately 65,000 and Washington County is approximately 138,000 based on the 2010 census report. St George is considered the South West Desert, offering more than 300 days of sunshine per year and very low humidity, with an elevation at around 2,760 feet. This gives St George great weather year round. Does it snow in St George? If if does, it's only a couple of times per year, and it will only stick for a couple of hours at best. For the winter of 2011 and the beginning of 2012 we did not get ANY snow, however the end of 2013 we got the "story of the century".  This was a record breaking storm which produced more snow than we've seen in over 100 years.  The zip code for St George Utah is 84770 and for Bloomington, Sunriver, and most of the east side it's 84790.

Cost of Living= Wondering what the cost of living is in St George?  Here is a great tool that compares perhaps an area you live, to St George:

What to do in St. George, Utah

So when you come out, while it’s easy to spend a lot of time exploring homes and neighborhoods in St George, don’t forget to take in some of the sights. It’s truly an amazing place to visit, packed full of visually stunning colors and history. Here are a few things to see and do while in St George:

State and National Parks (Snow Canyon is in Ivins, and Zion is just outside of Hurricane), take a day trip here and enjoy both easy and challenging trails or plan a longer trip and enjoy camping.

Tuachan Amphitheater, this is a spectacular outdoor amphitheater created by the natural red mountains in Ivins—enjoy shows all through the year.

Fishing or Boating, St George has so many reservoirs just minutes away where you can enjoy a day of recreation and fishing. Sand Hollow, Quail Lake, and Gunlock are a few of the larger lakes; however there are multiple fishing holes scattered throughout the city.

Golf in St. George, Utah
We have no shortage of golf opportunities! Here are some of the local courses:

Sunbrook: Woodbridge, Blackrock & The Pointe
2366 W. Sunbrook Drive St. George, UT 84770 | 435-627-4400
27 holes | Public Courses | City of St. George

Red Rock Golf Trail
The Ledges of St. George
5224 North Winchester Hills Dr., St. George UT 84770
435-634-4640 | 18 holes | Par 72 | 7,145 yards

St. George City Course
2190 South 1400 East St. George, UT 84790
435-627-4404| Par 73, 18 holes, 6,712 yards
Public Course | City of St. George

Entrada at Snow Canyon
2537 W. Entrada Trail St. George, UT 84770
435-986-2200 | Par 72, 18 holes, 7,262 yards
Private Club: Open to Public

Green Spring
588 N. Green Springs Drive Washington, UT 84780
435-673-7888 | Par 71, 18 holes, 6,629 yards
Public Course | Washington City

Coral Canyon
1925 N. Canyon Greens Drive Washington, UT 84780
435-688-1700 | Par 72, 18 holes, 6,515 yards
Private: Open to Public

4210 S. Bluegrass Way St. George, UT 84790
435-986-0001 | Par 71, 18 holes, 6,704 yards
Private: Open to Public

Bloomington Country Club
3174 South Bloomington Drive East St. George, UT 84790
435-673-4687 | Par 72, 18 holes, 6,948 yards
Private Club

Dixie Red Hills
1000 North 700 West St. George, UT 84770
435-627-4444 | Par 34, 9 holes, 2,733 yards
Public Course | City of St. George

Sky Mountain
1030 North 2600 West Hurricane, UT 84737
435-635-7888 | Par 72, 18 holes, 6,312 yards
Public Course | Hurricane City

1975 South Tonaquint Drive St. George, UT 84790
435-627-4440| Par 70, 18 holes, 6,138 yards
Public Course | City of St. George

Sand Hollow
5625 West Clubhouse Drive Hurricane, UT 84737
435-656-GOLF (4653)
Championship Course: Par 72, 18 holes, 7,315 yards
9-hole Links Course: Par 36, 9 holes, 3,687 yards
Public Course