Duck Creek Village Travel Tips
Duck Creek Village Vacation Rentals Make the Ideal Bases for Exploring Utah
Duck Creek Village is a truly special community tucked away on Cedar Mountain in Utah. It sits at an altitude of 8,400 feet amidst the Dixie National Forest and offers plenty of outdoor activities in all seasons amidst gorgeous scenery. There is a small village community with a church, coffee shop, restaurants, an equipment hire and repair center, and small shops selling most essentials.
Places to Visit from Duck Creek Village Vacation Houses
Duck Creek Village is within easy driving distance of some of the most spectacular national parks in the country. Bryce Canyon National Park is known for its bright red rock formations and just 44 miles away. Zion National Park is similarly nearby. The Grand Staircase National Monument is worth visiting as it's just 20 miles from your Duck Creek Village lodging, as is with the Cedar Breaks National Monument. The Coral Pink Sand Dunes are a great place for ATV-ing and the north rim of the Grand Canyon, one of the world's natural wonders, is within easy driving distance from your Duck Creek Village cabin.
The Navajo lake is just six miles away and offers watersport, swimming, boating and fishing. For more cultural activities, head to Cedar City for shopping, theater, restaurants and the annual Shakespearean Festival.
The Best Time to Stay at Duck Creek's Utah Vacation Rentals
The best time to stay at Duck Creek Village depends upon what you want to do but it is most popular from spring through fall. In the summer, temperatures reach an average 90 F (32 C) and in the winter, when there is snow on the ground, temperatures barely rise above freezing. The area has low rainfall throughout the year, averaging just an inch per month.
Good Reasons to Choose Duck Creek Village Vacation Houses
Renting Duck Creek Village condos or cabins is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the area. Surrounded by forests and mountains, a cozy home with a fireplace is the best place to return home to each evening. Comfortable beds, laundry facilities and decks for sitting out are what a Utah vacation is all about. Vacation homes offer plenty of space for all the family and even your pet dog is welcomed at most places. The fully equipped kitchens keep costs down and are ideal for preparing picnics and family meals. With great locations, it is the perfect way to enjoy a vacation with family or a gathering with friends.
Things to Do Around Duck Creek Village Condos
In the winter, the area around Duck Creek Village is abuzz with snowmobiles. Visitors can enjoy cross country skiing, snowshoeing and downhill skiing at nearby Brian Head Resort.
In the warmer months, Duck Creek Village and the surrounding area are ideal for hiking and biking in the beautiful meadows and forests. The trials are ideal for ATV-ing and mountain biking. Fishing in the local lakes and streams will reward enthusiasts with rainbow trout and other fish. Elk, deer, bears, bobcats and even mountain lions may be seen on the mountain, and hunting and shooting are popular sports. Further afield, there is a fantastic selection of natural attractions to visit.
How to Get to Duck Creek Village Vacation Rentals
Duck Creek Village is easy to drive to from the I-15 to the west or the Scenic Highway 89 to the east. A car or truck is required for exploring this remote and unspoiled community. The nearest airports are McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas which is 169 miles away, and Salt Lake City International Airport which is 229 miles away. There are small local airports at Cedar City and Bryce Canyon.