Local Activities in/around Kanab, Utah

The Kanab area is prime vacation country. A wide range of outdoor activities are available for family and friends who will be traveling with participants of the Grand to Grand Ultra.

Please consult the official Kanab and Kane County tourism website here: www.visitsouthernutah.com 

National Parks and National Monuments in close proximity to Kanab:

  • Grand Staircase National Monument (0 miles)

  • Pipe Spring National Monument (21 miles)

  • Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park (22 miles)

  • Zion National Park (41 miles)

  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area including Lake Powell (65 miles)

  • Vermillion Cliffs National Monument (66 miles)

  • Bryce National Park (78 miles)

  • Grand Canyon National Park (80 miles to North Rim)


ATV Tours / Rafting the Colorado River / Guided Tours / Mountain Biking / Boating / Hiking


Various options: Lake Powell, Quail Creek, Sand Hollow, etc.

Horseback Riding and trails

Houston's The Red Rock Ride: The latest of the Houston adventures is the red rock ride. The ride is a one week horse back camping vacation that takes you through Zion National Park, onto Bryce Canyon National Park, down the Paria Wilderness, and across the Arizona strip to the Grand Canyon.
Website: www.houstons.net/company-history.html

Other Interesting Local Sightseeing

Best Friends Animal Society Tours: Tours of world-renowned non-profit animal care organization with extensive facilities in scenic Angel Canyon; book/gift shop.
Website: www.bestfriends.org

"Little Hollywood" Movie Industry Tours: Visit 'Frontier Movie Town & Museum'; extensive collections from several of the many famous movies made in Kanab. Participate in movie reenactments.
Website: www.frontiermovietown.com

Heritage House & Heritage Museum: Visit Heritage House (restoration of 1894 Bowman residence; on National Register of Historic Places) and Heritage Museum (extensive exhibits of artifacts and information related to Kanab history).
Website: www.kanabheritage.com

Moqui Cave Tours: Visit Moqui Cave, a museum depicting the lives and achievements of the Anasazi Tribes in Southern Utah during the pueblo period.
Website: www.moquicave.com


Accommodation on nights of 22nd September and 30th September, based on double occupancy (sharing with another participant) is included in your entry fee.

Below is a list of our four preferred hotels in Kanab. We have negotiated group rates to apply a few days before 22nd September and after 30th September 2017, for the Hampton Inn and the Canyons Collection of hotels.

To book a room in one of our preferred hotels, you must use the links we have provided below. If you book through third parties like Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, etc you will not be able to receive this discount. This will also enable us to keep track of where everyone is staying before 22nd September. If you are staying in one of our preferred hotels before the race, we will do our best to keep you in the same hotel for 22nd September also, so you don’t have to move.


Hampton Inn Kanab

$159/night + tax (13.2%)
Promo code is shown on the link or Group Name: Grand to Grand 2017, if you call.
Validity: Nights of 20th and 21st September 2017, and 1st and 2nd October 2017. If you wish to book on any other dates, it will need to be done as a separate reservation.

Also call tel. +1 435 644 8282

 Canyons Collection

Consisting of four boutique hotels:

Canyons Boutique Hotel
Canyons Lodge
Quail Park Lodge
The Flagstone Boutique Inn and Suites

15% discount off published rates.
Promo code: G2G
Validity: 17th September – 2nd October 2017

Also call tel. +1 844 FAB UTAH

Please note that each of the Hampton Inn and the Canyons Collection has blocked a limited number of rooms for G2G participants. These will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Parry Lodge

Rates and bookings can also be obtained from Central Reservations at tel. +1 435-644-2601

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Kanab

Please also call +1 435 644 3100


Best Western Red Hills

(1) 435 644 5919

Quality Inn

(1) 435 644-8888