Top 10 Kid Friendly Activities in Southern Utah

Southern Utah is perfect for family reunions, here are the top 10 kid friendly activities to enjoy your next visit to St. George to the fullest!

1. Glitter Mountain!

What kid doesn’t love glitter and mining for treasure? Glitter Mountain is a gypsum mine located just outside Southern Utah! Be sure to bring your buckets as you explore this beautiful gypsum pit so you can bring some sparkly treasures home with you!

2. Visit St. George Children’s Museum

For those days of possible rain showers or scorching heat, enjoy your time indoors at this one of a kind children’s museum. With over 15 different exhibits you will be sure to find something that will pique the interest for everyone in your group! 

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3. Slot Canyon Hiking

Slot Canyon Hiking may not seem like the safest family adventure but Southern Utah is full of unique slot canyons that the whole family can enjoy. Just remember to plan your slot canyon hiking on warm sunny days.

4. Thunder Junction Park

Trains, dinosaurs and water! Thunder Junction all abilities park is the perfect exploration park for families of all shapes and sizes!

5. Take a ride on a Carousel

Who doesn’t enjoy a carousel ride? Nestled in historic downtown St. George kids of all ages will be sure to have a memorable time on this classic ride.

6. Tuacahan Theatre

You can’t take a family trip to Southern Utah without visiting Tuacahan Theatre. This amazing outdoor theatre puts on star studded shows year round and is sure to be the highlight of your family vacation

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Tuacahn Theater

7. Swig

St. George is known for its beautiful sunshine and warm weather. Whenever you are traveling with kids snack and drinks are a constant must have. A great family friendly location for cool drinks and yummy treats is Swig n Sweets. While in St. George be sure to visit this flagship location and grab a drink or treat for the whole family!

8. Play some Miniature Golf!

Golfing is a must do for many adults visiting St. George but standard golf courses aren’t always a family friendly location. Thankfully St. George also has many different miniature golfing options, which is the perfect family friendly activity. Fiesta Fun Family Fun Center is just one of many places that offers miniature golfing and other fun activities. 

9. Become a Junior Ranger in Snow Canyon State Park

Exploring Snow Canyon State Park is a sure way to ensure a memorable and fun filled day for families. If you have little ones who enjoy exploring be sure to pick up a Junior Ranger Booklet at the visitors center or print one off before you head to the park. Throughout the day your little adventures can do various tasks and challenges to earn their very own award and badge!

10. Visit a National Park

Visiting National Parks in the Southern Utah area is not only fun and exciting it can also be a great educational experience! Plan out your family road trip, or family fieldtrip, to one or all of the beautiful National Parks located in Southern Utah: Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef or Zions! If you happen to have a 4th grade child in your family be sure to sign them up for the free National Park Pass, so your whole family can explore the National Parks for free! 

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