THE HEATED POOL & ALL AMENITIES ARE OPEN 365 DAYS A YEAR FOR YOU!
You have found the pinnacle of luxury in this vacation home! It is large, modern and functional in every way. This brand new 3257+ square foot townhome is a premier place to stay while visiting Zion National Park and the surrounding Southern Utah areas. This top-of-the-line unit in Zion Village offers a fully stocked kitchen, multiple patios for you to relax on, 3 flat-screen TV's with upgraded cable, high-speed WiFi, a private jacuzzi spa, and has 6 private bedrooms plus a den! Water park included!
The gourmet kitchen has a large pantry, breakfast bar, chrome appliances, and is fully stocked for all of your group's needs. The kitchen has the following items: plates, bowls, mugs, cups, glasses, silverware, and kids' service wear as well. There is a full set of pots, including two very large family-sized pots with lids. There is a crockpot, salad bowl, set of silver mixing bowls, set of colorful mixing bowls, traditional coffee maker, Keurig coffee & hot chocolate maker, 4-slice toaster, XL cookie sheets, hand mixer, BBQ tools, serving trays, roasting pan, glass bowls, casserole dishes, pancake griddle, blender, storage containers, baby seat, high chair, knife block, cutting boards, & more.
The family room has a central fireplace, a huge flat-screen TV & console. There are 3 soft leather Italian crafted sofas and end tables with lamps. There is also a kid’s game closet off this main living space and the closet is filled with a play kitchen and Cars race track.
1. Master bedroom (sleeps 2): main level, king-size bed, flat-screen TV, full bathroom with walk-in shower, private toilet area, tub, walk-in closet.
2. Office (sleeps 2): Full-size sofa sleeper, game table, chairs & office printer. This room is open to the entryway.
3. Master bedroom #2 (sleeps 4): California king-size bed, walk-in closet and full-sized attached bathroom with shower and tub. Futon sofa at the king bed footboard folds down to a full-size bed that can sleep 2. Sliding doors open to the beautiful deck with two sun lounge chairs and a foosball table.
4. Master bedroom #3 (sleeps 2): King size bed, walk-in closet and full bathroom with a private toilet area & a deck off the back of the townhouse. There are several chairs on this deck, which is an ideal spot to enjoy southern Utah sunsets.
5. Bedroom #4 (sleeps 2): Gorgeous hand-carved black furniture with a California King sized bed. This is the largest bedroom upstairs, with plenty of room for a pack-n-play (which is stored in the downstairs game closet). This room has its own walk-in closet.
6. Bedroom #5 (sleeps 2): Queen sized bed, walk-in closet & Jack and Jill style shared bathroom. There are a sink and vanity that is private to this room, then a door connects to the shared bathroom.
7. Kids loft, bedroom #6 (sleeps 8): two full-size bunk beds that sleep 8 kids, flat-screen TV, bean bags, Xbox & Wii U gaming system, & Barbie house. Double doors close giving this room privacy. Large windows look out the back deck and on to views of Zion’s Kolob Mountain.
There are 6 private bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 1 half bathroom. This townhouse has 4 king-size beds, 1 queen bed, 4 full-size beds, 1 full sofa sleeper, 1 full futon sleeper + 1 twin ottoman sleeper. If you are accommodating a large group this place has 12 separate beds. Based on double occupancy you can sleep up to 20 people. Through the City of Hurricane and the State of Utah, this townhome has been approved to host a group of 20 people.
The amenities for Zion Village are still being built, and the pool and clubhouse will not be usable until February of 2019. Before that, you will only be booking access to the 3257 sq foot townhome. This is a premier location to book if you plan on visiting Zion National Park.
Itinerary for a Week in Southern Utah
Day 1: Check into your reserved place, hit Walmart or Costco for food for the week. If you opted for Costco, maybe think about watching the sunset from Dixie Rock at Pioneer Park (Red Hills Parkway, St. George, Ut). Be sure to visit the Red Hills Desert Garden before sunset as well. You will pass it on your way into the parking lot, and this place is really cool because a lot of the plants are labeled which makes for a great introductory education to Southern Utah. I’d recommend a Café Rio (pork barbacoa salad) dinner before sunset, and a cement ice cream from Nielsen’s Custard after.
Day 2: Zion Narrows! We like to rent bikes on our way into the park ($25/day at Zion Outfitters). We load them on the free Zion shuttles in groups of 2-3 and meet up again at the Temple of Sinawava. We park our bikes in the bike rack and hike to the Narrows (this is an easy walk on a mostly flat, paved 1-mile trail). Once the trail ends, we change into water shoes and hike as far as we can (usually 2 miles with kids on a warm day). I pack blow up water floats in my backpack for the kids and let them float down. This is a kids paradise, where they can climb rocks and splash water. Please note that you do not need a permit to hike up the Narrows from the Temple of Sinawava.
When we get back to the base of the Temple of Sinawava (yes there are restrooms & water), we hop on the bikes for the ride down the canyon. Before the next stop (Big Bend) you will see an unlabeled Menu Falls. This is a secret spot, and it is two flights of stairs up to a trickle of water coming up from the ground. It’s easy to miss, so keep your eyes open for the little path that will be on your left.
Be sure to move your bike to the side of the road (ok, the shuttle drivers like you off the road) and hop off your bike when a shuttle is behind you. The view is perfect to get a group picture on bikes as you approach Big Bend.
We ride down to the Zion Lodge and have lunch. After lunch, we continue down the road, and at Canyon Junction, we navigate onto the official bike path. Feel free to let the kids stop and play in the river. We end our ride at the Visitors Center near the Watchman Campground. Sometimes we do the ride down twice in a day. Zion National Park is 23 miles, and a 30-minute drive from Zion Village in Hurricane, UT.
Day 3: Zion’s Angel Landing! I recommend doing this hike because the views are just breathtaking, and it is a Zion classic. This is best as a couple's date or for kids older than 12+. This hike is 5 miles roundtrip and starts at the Grotto Trailhead. Don’t leave Zion without going through the tunnel! Park your car off the side of the road and run up Checkerboard Mesa.
Day 4: Bryce Canyon National Park! Don’t miss the Hoodoos! You need to hike under them to really see what they are all about. My favorite trails are the Navajo Loop and Queen’s Garden Trail. You can see a lot from your car, so drive to the end of the road and back again. Be sure to spot the arches near Natural Bridge and Hole In The Rock Road. It is a 2-hour drive from Zion Village in Hurricane to Bryce Canyon.
Day 5: Explore Sand Hollow on a Maverick Side By Side! Ask the ranger to explain how to find the tunnel and drive through it and explore the area. We love the trails and the different rock formations. If you want to see the Sand Hollow from the water, feel free to rent a boat for a day. Many people call Sand Hollow a mini Lake Powell because it has rocks you can jump off and just looks a lot like parts of Lake Powell.
Day 6: Grand Canyon, North Rim! This is a 2 h 25 min drive, but so worth it! The roads are small, so I recommend traveling both ways in daylight. There is a scenic lodge at the North Rim that has a great menu. The rocking chairs on the patio have spectacular views, and this is a place you could just sit for at least an hour.
Day 7: Snow Canyon & Tuacahn are local gems. One of my favorite Southern Utah hikes is the Lava Flow Trail at Snow Canyon State Park. I pack headlamps and glow sticks for my kids, and enjoy the geology along the way. The trail comes across an open lava tube with a natural staircase into an open cave. This hike is 2.5 miles roundtrip and is moderate. Tuacahn is a fabulous outdoor amphitheater run by Disney, and I highly recommend seeing a show!
St. George Favorites
1. Anasazi Steak House
2. Pork Barbacoa Salad at Café Rio
3. Brick Oven
4. Nielsen’s Frozen Custard
5. Sakura Japanese Steakhouse Sushi
7. Painted Pony
8. Riggatti’s Wood Fired Pizza
9. Orange Peel
10. Buca di Beppo
1. Mini Narrows Park next to the Tabernacle, home to the carousel, children’s museum & library.
2. Ancestor Square
3. 50+ miles of paved bike trails, and you can ride from the house.
5. Snow Canyon lava tubes are a favorite for kids of all ages to explore.
4. Zion is the most amazing park on the planet, and the hike you don’t want to miss is the River Walk at the Temple of Sinawava. This is the gateway to the Narrows, and an easy, 1-mile hike on a paved trail (you can push a jogging stroller) leads you to the Virgin River where you can sink your feet into the water, and head right up to the Narrows!
5. Skyline Pond
6. Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
7. Tonaquint Nature Center is a fun place to explore, and there are ducks you can feed close by.
8. Little Black Mountain Petroglyph Site.
9. Pioneer Park at Red Hills Parkway is a great place to stop if you only have a few minutes to admire sandstone.
10. Bloomington Park along the Virgin River
11. Thunder Junction all abilities park
12. Red Hills Desert Garden
1. Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
3. Pioneer Center for the Arts
4. Coyote Gulch Art Village
5. St. George Children’s Museum
6. Daughters of Utah Pioneers