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Recent Kanab reviews

  • Perfect location, perfect house!

    "We absolutely loved staying at your Kanab house. Many times during our stay there, and since we've been home, we've said that if we were to design a house for ourselves that's just what we would want. We especially enjoyed the huge windows all around and the great wrap-around porch. We felt so at home there and it was very hard to leave. Oreo was great company and he also contributed to our "at home" feeling. I hope we will be able to return to your house in Kanab and continue exploring Utah and the many, many natural wonders in the area. This was an excellent location within a reasonable drive to many places of interest. Thank you for your thoughtfulness and hospitality. You thought of every detail and everything was done to the best quality. We've stayed at a good number of VRBO homes and what we usually find is that the furnishings, housewares, and linens are a combination of odds and ends, but that is clearly not the case at your house. That may not sound important, but when everything is so nicely done it makes you really feel like you've been given special treatment. Everything there felt right."
    Guest: Antoinette, John & Company Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • our stay in Kanab

    "We really enjoyed our stay at the Retro Retreat in Kanab UT. It was clean and comfortable and well stocked and plenty of extra touches. It's central location was great for visiting the north rim of the Grand Canyon, Zion Nat'l Park, and Bryce Nat'l Park. Very cute place. If I had any criticisim it might be that it would have been nice to have a grill to cook out like most do. And due to the pets being there, I got alot of pet hair on my black pants :-( but it was all minor compared to the nice arrangements, I would (and will) definately recommend the Retro Retreat!"
    Guest: Shellie Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • Bright spot on a rough vacation...

    "It was pretty much the vacation from Hell. First full day of our vaction (before we came to Kanab) my husband broke his ankle. Last full day, my daughter and I both got a nasty stomach bug. Thank goodness for having a really comfortable place to call home during our time in Kanab. The house was immaculately clean and the beds were very comfortable. There was plenty of space. The kitchen was well appointed with just about every kind of applicance you could want, including a really good blender (margaritas, anyone?). I was a little worried about the "swamp cooler" type air conditioner, but the house actually stayed as cool as we could possibly want it, even on 100-degree days. Being able to do laundry easily was such a nice change from staying in a hotel. Especially given the whole "stomach bug" thing (enough said). As far as Kanab goes, we keep getting drawn back to that area. Maybe we'll retire there some day! Maybe Lynn and Dianne will consider selling in another 20 years or so! ;) Such a great little town and with so much to do within an easy drive. And I think it maybe be the most breath-taking scenery I have ever seen, and I've done a fair amount of traveling. So, Kanab and Muriel's Place are a great combination, even on a vacation where it seems like everything is going wrong."
    Guest: Mary Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 8, 2014
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  • Great stay for familes visiting Utah's national park system. (Bryce, Zion)

    "This townhome was perfect for my family of 5. (kids ages 12,15 & 16). The full kitchen (stocked with all small appliances and cookware that you would need) and washing machine/dryer were especially appreciated. The pool/hot tub were steps away from the back patio. We loved the "no key" entry system. Great for multiple people coming and going and no worries about lost keys. The beds/bathrooms were comfortable and inviting and the entire place was very clean. There is SO much to see and do in this area. We recommend spending 2 full days at Zion National Park and 1 day for Bryce. In Kanab, you must rent an ATV/hike the trail to Peek A Boo (slot canyon) and do the Kanab Zipline (minutes from town). My kids loved the caves located right on Hiway 89. You are allowed to hike in (you can see them from the side of the road). They are beautiful sandy caves that younger kids would love too. Avoid the terrible tourist trap that is the Moqui Caves and spend your time instead at the Animal Santuary. There is a free guided tour that lasts around 2hrs where you are with a guide on a shuttle bus with opportunities to interact with cats and dogs. This property is beautiful and my family hiked to the Hidden Lake Cave on the grounds. You must eat at Rockin' V's- it is hands down the best place to eat in town. (It is a little spendy but we knew this) I recommend saving $ by cooking food (2 nice local grocery stores) and splurging on this wonderful meal. The owner/staff were great with my kids . Very accomodating for vegans. The owner was a pleasure to work with. She gave us a terrific 7 day itinerary that we used quite a lot. She made an adjustment on an evening at the last minute and was VERY prompt in returning calls/questions. Highly Recommend"
    Guest: Mary from Minnesota Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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Kanab Travel Tips

Travelers to Kanab Vacation Rentals

Kanab has frequently been used as a filming location for western-style movies. It’s old historic district and dramatic backdrop of red canyon landscape have distinctly nostalgic feels about them. Many visitors to Kanab are just passing through on their way to Bryce Canyon or Zion National Park. The town is also not far from the northern part of the Grand Canyon National Park and serves as a good base from which to explore the area. People who enjoy the outdoors and the charm of the Old West will like staying in Kanab. It is often a recommended excursion for those visiting Las Vegas, particularly if they want to see more of the countryside.

Finding Your Way to Kanab Vacation Houses

Kanab is located in the far southwestern corner of Utah, just off the border with Arizona. The nearest major city is Las Vegas which is approximately 170 miles away. Most people will drive up from Las Vegas or from other parts of Nevada, Arizona and Utah. There are no bus lines or rail links that travel to Kanab but it does have a small airport which can accommodate light aircraft. Most people, though, will fly into Las Vegas and get a transfer from there or hire a car for the duration of their stay. Las Vegas International Airport is one of the busiest in the region and hosts both regional and international airlines from across the globe. There are frequently scheduled commercial flights that link Las Vegas with other major cities in North America and from across the globe.

Historic and Natural Attractions near Kanab Condos

Most of the historic attractions in Kanab are within easy walking distance in town. Start off with a visit to the Kane County Tourism Office where you can collect a brochure and map of the major sights in the town. You can enjoy a tour of the Victorian-style Heritage House which is provided in the mornings and afternoons during the summer months. The house dates back to 1855 and was once home to the town’s school teacher named Bowman. It has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is furnished with artifacts from the 19th century.

The Sixtus Johnson House is a single-story 1891 brick house. The original resident’s claim to fame is that his grandfather discovered Zion Canyon in 1858. The Lewis Jepson Home was known to be only one of two homes that had a bathtub. Its owner, Jepson, built the first movie picture theater in Kanab. Today, it is a local restaurant. The Bowman & Co. building was built in 1892 and is one of the oldest standing buildings in town. It was built by Bowman & Co. who at the time owned the town’s general store. Today, the building is home to the Cedar Post Pawn Shop. The Kanab Hotel was built in 1929 and played host to many famous western movie stars. It is now a trading store.

Take a short drive from Kanab and you can be exploring the wonders of Zion Canyon and Bryce Canyon National Park. There are several off-road routes that can take you to explore the park. For the more energetic, there are also several shorter hiking trails. The northern rim of the Grand Canyon is not far away and well worth taking a drive to see.

Seasons to Visit Utah Vacation Rentals in Kanab

Because of its arid desert location, Kanab has seasons of extremes. The days are hot and dry, and in wintertime, the nights can be freezing. The seasons of spring and autumn are generally the preferred seasons in which to visit the area.

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