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The Top 5 Southern Utah Hiking Trails

The Top 5 Southern Utah Hiking Trails

Utah is truly a hiker’s paradise. With so many national parks, monuments, state parks, and more, there are amazing hiking trails located throughout the state. Southern Utah is no exception. This part of the state is home to some of the best Utah hiking trails. If...

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The Zion Shuttle is Back: How to Make the Most of Your Rid

The Zion Shuttle is Back: How to Make the Most of Your Rid

On Saturday, March 11, the Zion Shuttle System returned to service for 2023. The Zion Canyon and Springdale shuttles help to alleviate traffic, parking shortages, and crowding in the park during the busiest times of the year. Over the years, the operation times for...

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Is Spring the Best Time to Visit Zion?

Is Spring the Best Time to Visit Zion?

There’s plenty of debate about the best time to visit Zion National Park. If you go by visitor numbers alone, the summer season is no doubt the most popular time to visit the park. May, June, and July typically see the highest numbers of monthly visitors. But the...

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The Best Things to Do in Springdale Outside of Zion

The Best Things to Do in Springdale Outside of Zion

When it comes to planning a vacation in Southern Utah, Zion National Park often tops the list of most popular attractions. In 2022, around 4.7 million people visited the park, down slightly from the year prior. Most visitors to Watchman Villas plan to spend at least a...

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How Not to Get Stranded in Zion National Park

How Not to Get Stranded in Zion National Park

Every year, millions of people take on some of the incredible hiking trails that Zion National Park is known for. From challenging Angel's Landing to the popular Pa’rus Trail or Riverside Walk, there’s truly a trail for every visitor—and a visit to Zion and Watchman...

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Winter Hiking Tips for Your Villa Utah Stay

Winter Hiking Tips for Your Villa Utah Stay

Winter is in full swing in Zion National Park—or, for locals and experienced visitors, Zion’s Secret Season! With mild weather and few crowds, this might just be the best time of year to enjoy some incredible hiking in Zion National Park during your villa Utah stay! ...

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Planning a Group Getaway at Cabins Near Zion National Park

Planning a Group Getaway at Cabins Near Zion National Park

Compared to planning a couples getaway or even a trip with just your small, immediate family, planning a group getaway comes with some extra challenges. Whether you’re traveling with extended family or a group of friends, a vacation together can be tons of fun. But...

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How to Visit Zion National Park for Free in 2023

How to Visit Zion National Park for Free in 2023

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to get outside more? If so, now is a great time to start planning your next visit to Zion National Park. The Zion vacation home rentals at Watchman Villas are the perfect basecamp for your outdoor adventure. Spend your days...

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How to Visit Zion During the Secret Season

How to Visit Zion During the Secret Season

The summer season has long been the most popular time of year to visit Zion National Park. June and July often see the highest number of visitors making their way through the park’s gates. In July 2023, nearly 550,000 people visited Zion. In June 2021, the park broke...

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