THINGS TO DO

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Destination

Approximate Mileage:

  • Best Friends’ Animal Sanctuary 15 miles
  • Bryce Canyon National Park 60 miles
  • Capitol Reef National Park 172 miles
  • Cedar Breaks National Park 45 miles
  • Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park 17 miles
  • Glen Canyon & Lake Powell 88 miles
  • Grand Canyon – North Rim 100 miles
  • Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument 15 miles
  • Maynard Dixon Home Studio & Bingham Gallery 0.1 miles

 

 

  • Las Vegas, NV 187 miles
  • Monument Valley 208 miles
  • Moqui Cave 14 miles
  • Navajo Lake 39 miles
  • Old Hollywood Movie Sets / Frontier Movie Town – Kanab 19 miles
  • Pipe Spring National Monument 39 miles
  • Salt Lake City, UT 308 miles
  • St. George, UT 72 miles
  • Zion Canyon National Park 15 miles

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Things To Do

When you stay with us, you can visit an amazing park or monument every day for a week and still have many more to choose from.

Scroll down this page to see ideas and many web-links for:

  • Sightseeing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Guided Tours
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Art Tours, Galleries and Museums
  • Golf
  • Entertainment
  • Kanab Area Calendar of Events link
  • Movie Sets and Locations

Sightseeing

For spectacular scenery, history and wildlife, visit the parks and try some of the scenic highways and byways in the area (and don’t forget to catch the sunset on the beautiful White Cliffs behind Arrowhead). Also look for petroglyphs, Anasazi Indian ruins, pioneer forts, movie sets, art galleries and more nearby.

Bryce Canyon Things to to Test your camera skills at the National Parks and also at photographer hotspots such as Antelope Canyon, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, the Wave, the White Cliffs of Mt. Carmel, Smithsonian Butte and many many others. In addition to the truly awesome scenery of the area, you can also capture (on film, that is) the wild turkeys in our pastures and the deer in the fields, as well as foxes, coyotes, elk, bald and golden eagles, hummingbirds, and the other wildlife that can be spotted nearby.

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Hiking

Trails for hiking are available in almost every park and monument. For more information on hiking in the parks, please check out our Itinerary page.

Here’s some hiking ideas, but definitely many more to choose from other than these:

Zion Hiking Ideas
Bryce Hiking Ideas
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ideas
Grand Canyon North Rim ideas

Fishing

Fish for rainbow trout at Navaho Lake, Panguitch Lake, Duck Creek and Tropic Reservoir or haul in record bass at Lake Powell. Boat rentals are available at Navajo Lake, Panguitch Lake and Lake Powell.

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Guided Tours Near Arrowhead

Just a few of your options:
Glen Canyon Dam Tours
Antelope Canyon Tours
Antelope Slot Canyon Tours
Dreamland Safari Tours
Zion Adventure Company
Kanab Western Adventures

Scenic Air Tours
Kanab Helicopters
Flights over the Kanab area or the Grand Canyon.
Zion Helicopters   Flights over Zion and area

Bicycle Rentals

Brian Head Sports
Lakeside Bikes – Lake Powell
Zion Cycles – Springdale
Zion Outfitter – Springdale

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Golf

Golf courses are available at Mt. Carmel Junction (435) 648-2188 and in Kanab (435) 644-5005.

 

Entertainment

Zion Canyon Giant Screen Theatre  Springdale – 6 story high screen
Crescent Moon Theater  Kanab – Small theater showing first run and classic western movies, country western music
Utah Shakespeare Festival  Cedar City- Summer and Fall only
Bryce Western Rodeo  Bryce – Nightly -Seasonal
Kanab Zipline – click for a funny informative video of zip lining in near Kanab
Mystic River Outdoor Adventures Zipline – Glendale
Always Rafting and Kayaking – Marysvale

Kanab area Calendar of Events

+ much more!!!

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Movie Sets and Locations

Frontier Movie Town – Kanab – Little Hollywood Movie Museum
Lake Powell – Maverick, Planet of the Apes, Greatest Story Ever Told
Johnson Canyon – Gunsmoke
Grafton – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Angel Canyon – Lone Ranger’s ‘Hi-Ho Silver’
Cedar Mountain – Jeremiah Johnson

Shopping

Visit one of the many gift, rock and shops in the area for park souvenirs.