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Bryce CAnyon

The Bryce Canyon area was settled by Mormon pioneers in the 1850s and was named after Ebenezer Bryce, who homesteaded in the area in 1874.[3] The area around Bryce Canyon became a National Monument in 1923 and was designated as a National Park in 1928. The park covers 35,835 acres (14,502 ha; 55.992 sq mi)[1] and receives relatively few visitors compared to Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon, largely due to its remote location.

Cedar Breaks

Cedar Breaks National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located in the U.S. state of Utah near Cedar City. Cedar Breaks is a natural amphitheater, stretching across 3 miles, with a depth of over 2,000 feet.

Shakespeare Festival

The Utah Shakespeare Festival was founded in 1961, presented its first season in 1962. In 2013, it presented its fifty-second second season. It is one of the oldest and largest Shakespeare festivals in North America. The Festival is located in Cedar City, Utah, a community of approximately 28,000 people, and is within a day’s drive of seven national parks and numerous national and state forests, monuments, and recreation areas. The Utah Shakespeare Festival has be the recipient of many awards including: Tony award, National Governors Association Award, Emmy Award, and many others.

Cedar City & Surrounding Areas

There is no place on Earth like the American Southwest. It is a place of rugged beauty. Canyons etched by water and wind over millennia offer an experience that cannot be expressed. Cedar City, Utah is centrally located to some of the most breathtaking vistas anywhere. Choose from a wide assortment of Things to do in Cedar City, Utah.

Zion National Park (46 miles)
Bryce Canyon National Park (79 miles)
Grand Canyon National Park (169 miles)
Snow Canyon State Park (55 miles)
Brian Head Ski Resort
Las Vegas (170 miles)
Cedar Breaks
Cedar City Historic Center
Neil Simon
Tony Award Winning Utah Shakespeare Festival
Scenic Byway Loop
Lake Powell (154 miles)
Frontier Homestead Park
Daughters of Utah Pioneer
Summer Games
Cedar City Aquatic Center
Salt Lake City (250 miles)