Brian Head is a town in the Dixie region of southwest Utah, and the gateway to the popular ski area of the same name. On holiday at a vacation rental in Brian Head you’ll have a host of opportunities for winter sport, and in the summer it’s a great setting for outdoor adventure.
Brian Head self-catering accommodation would be ideal for a ski trip between December and February. It’s an area that would suit newcomers to the sport, with more than a third of the runs here aimed at beginners. There are facilities here for night skiing, and at the resort you’ll also find two terrain parks featuring a variety of rails and jumps. Great for kids is the Burn Rubber tubing park, considered the best in the state.
In the summer you’ll be able to make the most of wonderful walking and biking trails close to Brian Head vacation rentals - there are almost 200 miles of trails for mountain bikers to enjoy. And there’s also a specially designed 18-hole disc golf course on the mountain at this time of year. It’s an excellent, laid-back way to take in the scenic beauty of the location.
No more than ten minutes from Brian Head self-catering vacation accommodation is the Cedar Breaks National Monument. It can best be described as a vast natural limestone amphitheatre, with tall cliff faces that have subtle horizontal layers of colour in them, creating an unforgettable sight
The Dixie National Forest covers a large expanse of woodland, mountains and lakes, about 8,000 kilometres in size, sits just a few minutes in the car from Brian Head self-catering accommodation. It’s noted for its sheer variety of environments, with pine forest located in its upland areas, and desert vegetation in the lower regions.
Brian Head vacation rentals are found in a town with a high elevation, which makes for a healthy covering of snow in the winter months. In this season temperatures rarely get above freezing, with lows often getting down to around minus ten. Summers are generally mild and humid here, with temperatures getting up to the low-20s from around June to September.
Cedar City Airport (CDC) is about 45 minutes from self-catering vacation accommodation in Brian Head. This municipal airport offers regular connections to Salt Lake City (SLC) via SkyWest Airlines. Alternatively, if you’re flying from the UK, you could fly from London Heathrow (LHR) with Virgin or British Airways to Las Vegas (LAS), which sits about three and a half hours in the car from Brian Head.