St George Tourism

Nestled in southwestern Utah, St. George is one of the famous warm-weather retreats in the United States. From year-round adventures to historical tours, there are a plethora of activities that one can enjoy in St. George. Once inhabited by the Paiute tribe and Virgin River Anasazi, St. George has blossomed into a haven for all kinds of travelers looking for outdoor recreation and world-class amenities. The picture-perfect vistas of St. George combine with the wildlife scenes from the Mojave Desert, physiographic cliffs of the Colorado Plateau, and the Great Basin. St. George is considered the seventh largest in the state of Utah.

St. George is 118 miles from Las Vegas and 300 miles from Salt Lake City. Another thing that makes St. George’s environment pleasant is its proximity to several state parks and national parks such as Snow Canyon State Park, Red Cliffs Desert Reserve, and Zion National Park. This also indicates that the city provides a wide platform for hiking, canoeing, fishing, canyoneering and more. St. George was named after the 19th-century church apostle George A. Smith. Today, the city is home to the attractions like St. George Children’s Museum and St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm that make it an ideal family getaway.

Essential travel information and St George tips for your visit

  • Time Zone- Mountain Daylight Time (GMT-6)
  • Currency- US Dollar
  • Electricity and Internet- Electricity is available at the rate of 120 Volts/50 hertz with plug type A / B. Utah Broadband Outreach Center
  • offers free Wi-Fi service at public places in Utah.
  • Languages- English, Spanish, Chinese
  • Security- Common emergency number- 911; St. George Police Department- +1 435-627-4300; St. George Fire Department- 435-627-4150
  • Tipping- From restaurants to hotels and parking valet to beauty salon, tipping is a customery thing in St. George. 15% of the total bill is considered normal.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of St George

  • Know the pollution level of St George before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • How safe is St George for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in St George.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 45 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
    • Safety Index 60.37 (High)
    • Climate Index 62.77 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.39 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.25 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.07 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in St George

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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