Build in Southern Utah: The Hub for Adventure

There are plenty of reasons to move to St. George and build a beautiful custom home. People love the gorgeous weather, some love the local shops, and others love the different options for restaurants and entertainment. However, for us at Dennis Miller Homes, we thoroughly believe that the number one reason to build a new home here is because Southern Utah is the hub for adventure.

When people think of Southern Utah,  a lot of times they think about the wonderful recreation opportunities that are here: and it’s no wonder. St. George is nestled perfectly in the middle of some of the most beautiful and sought-after places in the world. From the towering peaks of Zion National Park, to the golden beaches of Southern California, once you decide to build your home in Southern Utah, and are willing to drive a mere 6 hours to get to your ultimate adventure, you will have everything you’ll ever need and more.

We’ve provided a few of our favorites below. Click on the location titles for further information.

Adventures Close to St. George

 Snow Canyon State Park

Hike along the trails of Snow Canyon and enjoy the wide array of color the landscape offers. From black lava stone to red sandstone, Snow Canyon is sure to take your breath away.

Zion National Park

Becoming one of the world’s most visited natural parks, Zion National Park provides views that simply cannot be experienced anywhere else. Hike the towering cliffs of Angel’s Landing, or the majestic slot canyons of The Narrows.

Sand Hollow State Park

One of Utah’s newest state parks and a great location for new home builders, Sand Hollow has it all. Enjoy your time boating, fishing, camping, riding ATV’s and more. 

Outdoor Adventures

Along with the highlights listed above, St. George offers countless outdoor adventures. From championship golf courses to endless miles of biking trails, and everything in between. If you live in sunny St. George and find yourself bored, we hate to break it to you, but it’s your own fault.

2 Hour Destinations

Las Vegas Nevada
Tourists come from all over the world to enjoy the lights and entertainment of Las Vegas. Build a custom home in St. George and you’ll only be an hour and a half away.

Brian Head Resort

The perfect place for those wanting to enjoy the slopes in the winter, as well as the downhill mountain bikers of summer. Top that off with Incredible ATV and snowmobiling trails and Brian Head becomes the premier Southern Utah getaway destination.

Glen Canyon National Park

More commonly known as Lake Powell, this gorgeous oasis is a favorite by many. Rent a houseboat for a week, kayak the many slot canyons, and fish for various species that live below the surface.  With 2,000 miles of shoreline, Lake Powell is the ultimate Southern Utah destination for you and your family.

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon offers the largest collection of hoodoos (large pillars of rock shaped from the forces of nature) in the world. You’ll want to enjoy this gorgeous landscape time and time again.

Weekend Getaways | All Within a 6 Hour Drive


Moab is one of very few places that boasts two national parks in the same location. Go to Moab and experience the captivating beauty of both Canyon Lands and Arches National Parks.

Grand Canyon

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon offers Iconic views and places of recreation such as the north and south rims and Havasu Falls.

Salt Lake City

Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, and its surrounding areas, has the greatest snow on earth. Layered with countless hiking trails, incredible shopping, and the NBA’s Utah Jazz, Salt Lake City is a wonderful getaway destination.

Southern California

The amenities offered in Southern California almost go without saying. Whether you want to experience the energy of Los Angeles, the magic of Disneyland, or the serenity of San Diego, Southern California has everything a vacationer could ask for.

We rest our case with St. George being one of the best places to live. As the premier general contractor in Southern Utah we love building here because we know not only will home owners love their beautiful new home, but they will also love where they live.

What are you waiting for? Let’s start building.