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Area Activities

Spring, summer, winter or fall, Desert Pearl Inn is the perfect vacation base for a variety of experiences. Activities abound. After a day of hiking the famous trails of Zion, guests may choose to swim in the pool or soothe muscles in the hot tub. Enjoy horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking or picnics along the Virgin River. Browse local shops and fine art galleries or take scenic day trips to neighboring parks (Kolob Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Bryce Canyon, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Grand Canyon's North Rim and Lake Powell) -- all within easy driving distance from the Inn. Kids will especially enjoy the Junior Ranger Programs sponsored by the National Parks.

To help you plan your vacation, check out these references to other activities/sites in the area:

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Zion Adventure Company - www.zionadventures.com
A unique outfitting and guide service with 15 years of experience. This is your source for hiking, rock climbing and canyoneering information and equipment.

AREA ATTRACTIONS

Golf Courses - www.utahsdixie.com/golf
Golf courses in Utah's Dixie are known for their challenging designs, well-maintained fairways and greens, and spectacular scenery. This year-round golf community hosts 11 beautiful courses within a 15-minute drive radius.

Zion Canyon Theater - www.zioncanyontheatre.com
Spectacular movies on a giant screen!

CONCERTS AND PERFORMANCES

Bar G Chuckwagon - www.bargchuckwagon.com
Enjoy a taste of the Old West at this nightly chuckwagon-style supper and live Western show featuring the Bar G Wranglers.

Bumbleberry Inn Playhouse - www.bumbleberry.com/playhouse
New Branson-style show, TWIST the NIGHT AWAY at the Bumbleberry Playhouse! This 1950's Musical Production will send you back to the days of young love, bobby socks, Doo Woppin' melodies and good ol' Rock n' Roll. This era of rich harmonies, classic love songs and unforgettable dances is fun for the whole family. Adjacent to the Bumbleberry Restaurant and one mile short of the entrance to Zion National Park.

O.C. Tanner Amphitheater - www.dixie.edu/tanner
This stunning 2000 seat amphitheater surrounded by the cliffs of Zion Canyon hosts a live concert every Saturday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day for only $8. You'll find a wide variety of entertainment including symphonies, orchestras, folk music, blues, Celtic, African, country western and modern dance performances.

Shakespearean Festival - www.bard.org
Forty years of world-class live entertainment under the stars.

Tuacahn Amphitheater - www.tuacahn.org
The Tuacahn Amphitheater is located just north of St. George, Utah. Over 400,000 people have attended these magnificent productions. From June to August , 2003.

TRANSPORTATION

Zion Transportation System - www.nps.gov/zion/trans.htm
Zion Canyon is accessible only by shuttle bus from early April through the end of October. Private vehicles are not allowed in the park. Guests may access the free shuttle in front of Desert Pearl Inn.

St. George Shuttle - www.stgshuttle.com
Nine departures daily to and from Las Vegas airport and St. George. Now offering shuttle service between Salt Lake City and St. George. (800)933-8320 or (435)628-8320.

WEATHER INFORMATION

Wunderground - www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/getForecast?query=84767
Find out more about Springdale's weather. Current temperatures and weather forecasts are listed on this informative site.

NATIONAL PARKS

Zion National Park - www.nps.gov/zion
Fun facts, maps, history, geology, park activities and so much more! This is the official National Park Service site for Zion National Park. Click here for shuttle information.

Bryce Canyon National Park - www.nps.gov/brca
An exciting day trip for more scenic adventure! This is the official National Park Service site for Bryce Canyon National Park.