Heritage Self Driving Tour Route #2

You can take this tour route originating in the north and traveling south or from the east and venture west.  You will want to schedule 4 days for this trip through the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area to allow yourself enough time to fully explore the vast offerings of this region.

Day 1:

Payson option:

Begin with the Mt. Nebo Scenic Byway to SR 132

Nephi option:

Begin at Nephi, start from SR132

Museums:

  • Fountain Green
  • Redmond
  • Gunnison
  • Richfield

Historic Districts:

  • Mt. Pleasant, Wasatch Academy
  • Spring City
  • Manti
  • Sterling

Day 2:

Richfield

Museums:

  • Annabella
  • Monroe
  • Joseph
  • Sevier
  • Junction
  • Panguitch

Along the way you will be delighted by the Pioneer architecture, the Scenic Byway of Beaver Canyon and if you desire:

State Parks:

Historic District of Panguitch

Day 3:

You might rather visit the gateway cities to the parks that have living examples of the houses and agriculture of the early Mormon Pioneer settlers.  Here you can spend time learning about their stories.

Day 4:

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area,  Lake Powell

Museums:

  •  Hatch
  • Springdale
  • Glendale
  • Mt. Carmel
  • Kanab
  • Big Water / Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument

Historic District:

  • Kanab

Scenic Byway:

  • Mt. Carmel

The Heritage Tour has a wide variety of:

  • Arts
  • Crafts
  • Artisans

Plan enough time into your schedule to see the Heritage of the areas that are shown through the arts.