Panguitch: A Change of Pace and Endless Outdoor Adventure
Styling itself as one of the great historical towns in the West, Panguitch, Utah is a must visit place for those looking to unwind amidst amazing scenery. Named after the Paiute word meaning ‘Big Fish’, the city is famous for its many lakes and its nearby mountains. The closest airport is the Cedar City Regional Airport found 68 miles from Panguitch in Cedar City.
Best Time to Visit
Visit the city from April to October. The city is prettiest in the fall with the trees changing colors. Fishing season also brings in a lot of visitors. Early winter and late spring are off seasons. The weather during this time still permits visitors to enjoy the great outdoors, but at more affordable hotel rates and fewer crowds. Ice fishing is also a popular winter time activity. There are numerous Panguitch, Utah hotels to choose from as well as a number of budget accommodations.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There is so much to do in the Panguitch. Aside from outdoor activities, there are also a number of festivals including the Annual Quilt Walk Festival and a hot air balloon festival held in the summer called the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally. Ice fishing enthusiasts can take part in the yearly Panguitch ‘Big Fish’ Derby which starts at the first Saturday of January. While in the city, it is also a good idea to schedule time to explore the Panguitch Historic District. After a day of exploring, stay at the New Western Motel or at the Lamplighter Lodge.
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