Southern Utah + The Parks

Southern Utah + The Parks Travel Guide

Articles about Southern Utah + The Parks

By Erika Owen
The Subway in Zion National Park in Utah may be the only 'subway' that invites visitors to explore its nooks and crannies—probably because it isn't used for travel at all. The space is a natural phenomenon, formed by water rushing through the slot...
By Erika Owen
The Subway in Zion National Park in Utah may be the only 'subway' that invites visitors to explore its nooks and crannies—probably because it isn't used for travel at all. The space is a natural phenomenon, formed by water rushing through the slot...
By Gabrielle Blitz
By Deston Nokes

From coastlines to ridgelines, America’s best views offer some exceptional sight lines.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

For fireworks, free watermelon, and rich history, plant your flag in one of these festive July 4th towns, approved by T+L readers.

Hotels in Southern Utah + The Parks

This understated hotel, like the rest of Springdale, is authentic without trying too hard: reclaimed old-growth Douglas fir floors and a tawny palette of neutrals provide a soothing retreat from the blazing red rock outside.

Restaurants in Southern Utah + The Parks

Springdale comes alive in the evenings when residents gather here for sweet-potato tamales and fresh tilapia. The restaurant, located at the entrance to Zion National Park, also hosts rotating art exhibits and live music from the likes of Willie Waldman Project, a local favorite.

Things to do in Southern Utah + The Parks

For a grand tour, make the 18-mile drive to the point, stopping at the park’s 13 spectacular viewpoints along the way back. Take the 23-mile Under-the-Rim Trail between Bryce and Rainbow Point, with eight backcountry campsites (you’ll need a permit).