We know our area, We only provide tours within easy driving distance to our self owned and operated Inns. Established in 1999, Big Adventures has the ability to customize each tour to what the guests want to do most. If your group is large enough, we can change locations and times to fit you better.Our guests love to stay in the same location for 3 nights instead of packing up and moving constantly. Many of our returning guests tell us it feels like they are coming home.Cedar City is known for its central location to the National Parks and is also known as the Festival City.
ItineraryDay 1: Pick up in Las Vegas and travel to Zion National ParkStop At: Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UtahInside of the Park, we will ride the shuttle service to various points. Guests can choose to take one of many hikes depending on their skill level. Other guests can just relax and read if they so choose. Lunches, water and snacks are provided.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Cedar City Utah Temple, Cedar City, UtahWe will have dinner at a nice local restaurantDuration: 1 hourStop At: Cedar City Utah Temple, Cedar City, UtahCheck-in to your lodging.Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: You will receive a carry along lunch to eat while in Zion National Park • Dinner: We have several fine dining restaurants in Cedar City. We will transport you to and from one of these restaurants.Accommodation included: We own two Inns in Cedar City that are always rated at a 9.6 or above on the major sites. Unless full, you will be thereDay 2: Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks National Monument and Red CanyonStop At: Cascade Falls, Cedar City, UtahAfter breakfast, we head up the mountain toward Bryce Canyon. Our first stop is Cascade Falls. A short hike to a waterfall that is flowing from a cave system. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Red Canyon, Panguitch, UtahAnother quick stop to see some fantastic rock formations. Then we make another quick stop at the gift shop in Rubies Inn.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, UtahWe will visit the information center and then take our vehicle to the end of the park stopping most of the viewpoints. At this point, depending on the guest's ability can set out on any hike they like. The guide can help with these decisions. We eat dinner at a great steak house in the canyon on the way back to our Inn.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast is served at each Inn before the tours start. • Lunch: Lunch is packaged for the guest to eat while in Bryce Canyon along with water and snacks.Accommodation included: No need to transport luggage every day. You will stay at the same location all 3 nights.Day 3: Frontier Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Brian Head Ski Resort, Parowan Petroglyphs, RanchStop At: Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, Cedar City, UtahAfter breakfast at the Inn, we travel about 2 minutes to the museum. Relive the pioneer and early industrial history of Cedar City, Iron County, and southwest Utah through an extensive horse-drawn wagon collection, historic buildings, Paiute native camp, sawmill and replica blast furnace.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cedar Breaks National Monument, Cedar City, UtahNext we are off to Cedar Breaks to view the majestic rock formations. At 10,000 feet, this is the highest point on the tour. We will stop at several view areas with a short rim trail to stretch your legs. Cedar Breaks is closed during snow months.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway, UtahThe tour continues through Brian Head Ski resort and then on down to the City of Parowan where we will have lunch. During snow months, passing this way through Cedar Breaks is closed.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Parowan, UtahSeveral centuries ago Native Americans traveling through the area stopped and pecked designs onto the smooth faces of large boulders found on the east side of the gap. We also will see some dinosaurs tracks.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cedar City Regional AirportThis stop is at our 600 acre working family ranch. Depending on the time of year there can be 4000 sheep, horses, goats, llama, donkey, and sheep dogs. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, UtahThe Tony and Emmy award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival runs from late June through late October and the 3 theaters are one block from our Inns. They rotate 9 plays, usually 4 Shakespeare and 5 non-Shakespeare (including musicals). You have time this night to see an 8 pm play if you desire. The Neil Simon Festival runs during the month of July. This is not part of the tour and you would purchase tickets on your own.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at the Inns. • Lunch: Lunch is usually at a diner in Parowan, Ut. Depending on weather, we could be at a different location. • Dinner: This is the only meal we do not provide. This allows you the restaurant of your choice. We will provide transportationAccommodation included: You will stay 3 nights at one of our 2 Inns in Cedar City unless full. No need to pack up and move over and over again.Day 4: Kolob Canyon and Snow Canyon to Las VegasStop At: Kolob Canyons, Zion National Park, UtahAfter breakfast we will pack up and start back toward Las Vegas. Just 15 munites away is Kolob Canyon which is the northern entrance to Zion. The 2 entrances are not connected. A short scenic drive through the canyon along with some hiking if desired.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Snow Canyon State Park, UtahSnow Canyon State Park is a 7,400-acre scenic park quietly tucked amid lava flows and soaring sandstone cliffs in a strikingly colorful and fragile desert environment. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Las Vegas Downtown, Las Vegas, NevadaWe will drop you off at your location along the strip usually between 4-5 pm.Meals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast at the Inns. • Lunch: Lunch in St George, UtahAccommodation included: You will stay 3 nights at one of our 2 Inns in Cedar City unless full. No need to pack up and move over and over again.