12 Great Places: St. George, Utah

Beautiful scenery and a mild climate are making St. George, Utah and increasingly popular destination for retirees and tourists.
By Lynn Byczynski
August/September 2006
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While St. George, Utah is a rapidly growing town, locals are working to preserve its scenic beauty.
Photo by John Elk III


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St. George is fast becoming a top tourism and retirement spot, thanks to its mild winters, lovely red rock scenery, skiing, mountain biking and an abundance of golf courses. In fact, it is one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, and development is a controversial topic. Those interested in sustainable living will find a strong community of environmentalists working to preserve the spectacular and biologically diverse landscapes of the area.

The St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm offers fun for adults and children; it features the rare combination of dinosaur bones and footprints.

Do you live in St. George? Have you visited? Please post your comments below.


St. George, Utah

Population: 59,780
County: Washington
Climate: wide daily temperature range; hot summers with low humidity; mild winters with traces of snow.
Cost of living index: 98.5
Median home price: $200,200
Alternative energy: net metering and renewable energy incentives
Don’t miss: Zion National Park









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