6 Reasons to Spend Spring Break in Brian Head, Utah

Janine Brandt | 02.12.20

Are you tired of the same old spring break beach trip? The beach is great, but you can only lay in one spot for so long. If you’d like to shake things up this year, a spring break trip to Brian Head, Utah may be just what you’re looking for. Long days full of outdoor fun, comfortable weather, and breathtaking scenery combine to make Brian Head your new go-to spring break destination. Plus, you won’t be digging sand out of your luggage for weeks. Still need convincing? Here are six reasons to spring break in Brian Head.

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Low Crowds

Early spring is still the off-season for Brian Head, but the fun is definitely on. Mid-March marks the beginning of vacation season, so early spring break trips are a great chance to take advantage of low crowds. It’s the perfect time to visit if you want to have plenty of personal space as you explore the area. Line-free slopes, quiet nature hikes, and wait-free dining are all part of the spring experience. Plus, smaller crowds mean more choices in vacation rentals! Browse our Brian Head rentals to find the perfect one for your group’s spring break getaway.

Snow and Sun

One of the best things about spring in Southern Utah is the weather. The snow still sits heavy on the slopes, but lower elevations are getting warmer temperatures and blooming landscapes. That makes it completely possible to ski in the morning and hike through a field of wildflowers in the afternoon! If you’re a lover of the snow and the sun, a spring break trip to Brian Head will give you plenty of both. Just be sure to pack plenty of layers.

Explore Three National Parks

Taking a family trip to one of the country’s national parks is not uncommon. What is uncommon is being within a short drive of three of them! In Briah Head, that’s exactly what you get. You’re centrally located near Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Bryce Canyon National Park, so it’s easy to take quick day trips to each of them. They each offer their own charm, giving you an easy glimpse into different ecosystems and terrains. Sure, you could take a long road trip across the country, but why not stay where you can see majestic scenery and avoid those long car-trip muscle aches?

If you’re day-tripping through the parks, be sure to choose a rental that’s close to the action. We have a variety of private cabins near the parks to make your trip even easier.

Night Skiing

If you’ve never gone down a run at night, you’re missing out. Brian Head Resort has night skiing every spring, opening the slopes on Friday and Saturday nights from 4 to 9 p.m. for some nighttime thrill-seeking. Riders can ski or tube down the mountain without worrying about sun-glare off the snow – though you should watch out for hidden snow mounds. It’s a great way to keep your kids active and engaged during those evening hours when they might otherwise be plopped in front of the TV. But be sure to book early – night skiing ends on April 2nd.

If you’re interested in night skiing in Brian Head, here’s everything you need to know.

Learn New Skills

We know – this is vacation, not school! But you can put away those textbooks and learn fun new skills that can help you long after you return home. Whether you’re working on balance and coordination while learning to ski or developing cool survival skills while trekking the trails, each day will present a chance to experience something new.

Your Kids Will Love You

If you’re angling for the “Best Parent Of The Year” award, a spring break trip to Brian Head is sure to put you in the lead with your kids. There’s so much to do in the area that you’ll never have to worry about the dreaded “I’m bored!” Not only will they have a blast on the trip, but they’ll be able to take it with them, too; shredding the slopes makes a great story to tell their friends, and they’ll get plenty of Instagram-worthy shots to show their friends. Be sure to book a rental that’s kid-approved, too! Our Giant Steps Condo gives you access to a game room and hot tub, and you’ll be within skiing distance of the main lifts.

Here’s a bonus reason to spring break in Brian Head – Family Time Vacation Rentals! Our luxurious cabins, condos, and homes are the perfect complement to any spring break style. Book yours today!

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