It never hurts to throw a new experience into a family vacation, and what better way to do that than by planning a day trip! If you are vacationing in St. George or the surrounding area, there are a few exciting cities that make for fun and easily accessible day trips. First, let’s talk about Mesquite.
Mesquite is located just 45 miles south of St. George if travelling on I-15 (about half-way to Las Vegas – map). Though smaller than Las Vegas, Mesquite is bursting with fun activity. The city provides options for the entire family. Want to spend the day golfing? No problem. Mesquite has 7 golf courses that have earned the city a place in the gold world as an emerging destination. You’ll love hitting the links with the Virgin River and red rocks as your backdrop – southern Utah at its finest. Looking to try your luck on the craps table? Mesquite has three major casinos with slots and tables to spare. Searching for entertainment? Mesquite does not disappoint. Check this list for the most up-to-date information. Even if you are looking to just relax the day away, Mesquite has world-class spas that offer hot-stone massages, facials, skin treatments, as well as other services.
This is just the beginning! Check out more information about recreational activities and other attractions such as art and history museums, all found in Mesquite. You could say, Mesquite is a miniature Las Vegas, but with its closer proximity and greater accessibility, Mesquite may be the perfect day trip for you and the family. Check it out!
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