Gateway Guides - St. George
From Las Vegas...
The distance between Las Vegas and St. George is approximately 115 miles. It takes about two hours to get there, plus a time zone difference of one hour. If you drive, take the I-15 north from Las Vegas, through Mesquite, Nevada, until you come to St. George.
From Salt Lake City…
The distance between Las Vegas and St. George is approximately 300 miles. It takes about four hours to drive.
St. George Airport...
The Airport is served year round by Delta Airlines, operated by SkyWest Airlines through Salt Lake City, Utah, and by United Airlines, also operated by SkyWest Airlines, connecting through Los Angeles, California. For more information visit the St. George Airport website.
Thrifty 800-367-2277; National 800-227-7368; Avis 800-331-1212; Alamo 800-327-9633; Hertz 800-654-3131
Escape Adventures offers a shuttle from the Element Hotel in Las Vegas to St. George on the first morning of each tour. Call (800.596.2953) or email us for more information. In addition, the St. George Shuttle company is available.
Our tours meet in St. George at the Crystal Inn. As you enter St. George, take exit #6 making a left at the first light. You will cross back over the freeway. The Crystal Inn is on the left. The address of the Crystal Inn is 1450 S. Hilton Dr., and their number is 800-662-2525.
Leaving your car in St. George
Most of our meeting spots are at hotels that allow guests to leave their vehicle there while on tour. If you do not plan on being a guest at the hotel you should contact them ahead of time to find out regulations and possible fees associated with leaving your vehicle.
Escape Adventures' tour leaving from St. George meet at the Crystal Inn. The Crystal Inn: 800-662-2525; Ask for the "Escape Adventures Special Rate"
In addition, St. George has many national chains and quite a few local hotels.
Other sights in the area
St. George has a lot to offer the traveler. From spas to rock climbing, visit these websites to find out more.
- Red Mountain Spa
- Dinosaur Exhibits: Utah Geological Study
- St George is also the host of the Huntsman World Senior Games and the St. George Marathon.
Visit the Weather Channel website for a seasonal chart.
** Due to elevation and location, the weather in St. George will be VERY different from the weather during your tour. Please check your itinerary for specific weather key words. **
Suggested Reading Material
- Insiders' Guide to Southwestern Utah, by Linda Sappington
- Utah's National Parks: Hiking, Camping, and Vacationing in Utah's Canyon Country : Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Arches, Canyonlands, by Ron Adkison
- Frommer's Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks, by Don Laine
- Roadside Geology of Utah, by Halka Chronic
Shuttles are available from Las Vegas, NV to St. George, UT for all of the tours beginning in St George.