Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
Changing exhibits of national artists and local artists on a monthly schedule. Located on the campus of Southern Utah University at 351 W. Center Street.
Brian Head Ski Resort
Brian Head a major downhill ski resort located in a verdant valley setting of its own on the edge of the Cedar Mountain Plateau. [30 minute drive]
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Cedar Breaks is situated at an elevation of 10,000 feet and is surrounded by the Dixie National Forest. The main feature is a natural amphitheater plunging 2,000 feet into geologic history in multi-colored layers of the Markagunt Plateau. Hundreds of layers of limestone formations can be found here such as pillars, columns, hoodoos and other oddities. Here they seem particularly vivid as they are constructed in a small area. Open from late May to mid-October. The monument is a premier cross-country skiing and snowmobiling destination in the winter, with access from Brian Head Resort.
Dixie National Forest
The Dixie National Forest is the largest in the state, stretching for 170 miles across southern Utah. Red Canyon, one of the most spectacular colored cliff canyons in Southern Utah, is located in the heart of this forest. In this unique environment weather sculpted formations of Wasatch limestone are contrasted by giant ponderosa pines. Other areas of highlight located in the Dixie National Forest are Pine Valley, Navajo Lake, Panguitch Lake and Boulder/Grover Road on Boulder Mountain.
Frontier Homestead State Park and Museum
Learn the story of the development of Iron County at this museum. A diorama based on descriptions of the original iron foundry is on display. Displays also include a collection of horse-drawn vehicles used from 1870 – 1930. Two hundred Indian relics, including clothing, hunting weapons and food processing tools can also be seen here.
585 North Main
Utah Shakespearean Festival
This festival is the highlight of the tourist season in Cedar City. The action centers on one of the most authentic Elizabethan stages in the world from July to September.
Utah Summer Games
The Utah Summer Games is an Olympic-style sports festival for athletes of all ages and abilities open to residents of the state of Utah. For the past 19 years the Utah Summer Games has conducted this event in Cedar City, Utah with an average total of 7,000 participants, 50 thousand spectators, and 1,000 volunteers in attendance each year. Add all that together and you have one of the premier sporting events in Utah.
Zion National Park
Zion is Utah’s oldest National Park with soaring towers and monoliths offering a quiet grandeur. Enjoy the lofty formations of The Great White Throne, The Watchman, Angles Landing and Weeping Rock. Park visitor centers are open year-round, as is the historic Zion Lodge.