While Kanab and surrounding Kane County may be best known for its breathtaking scenery, it's also gaining a rather flattering reputation for the quality and variety of its restaurants.  Below is a suggested 3-day itinerary that has some tried-and-true outdoor adventure tips as well as some pretty solid dining tips:

Day 1

Sunny Creek Coffee

Start the day with breakfast at Sunny Creek Coffee, a popular spot for locals and visitors alike.

Kanab Heritage House Museum

After breakfast, head to the Kanab Heritage House Museum to learn about the history of the town and its pioneers.

Rocking V Cafe

Stop on by Rocking V Café for lunch in a relaxing atmosphere. Be sure to try one of their made from scratch desserts!

Local shopping

Spend the afternoon exploring the local shops, including Honey’s Marketplace for a large selection of specialty groceries and a fresh Sushi Bar.

Squaw Trail

Explore a nearby trail that can be easily accessed right from town. If you only have time for one hike while in Kanab, this is a must.


For dinner, check out Sego Restaurant, which offers diners a Regional New American Cuisine focusing on what makes this country unique.

Canyon’s Boutique Hotel

This boutique hotel offers luxurious accommodations delivered in an intimate setting.

Day 2

Kanab Creek Bakery

Start your day with breakfast and pick up sack lunches to take with you!  Kanab Creek Bakery is an artisan bakery and cafe serving pastries, breads, food and espresso.


Explore the majestic slot canyons of Red Canyon aka Peekaboo located just a few miles north of Kanab. The canyon is known for its narrow passageways, sculpted sandstone walls, and beautiful light play making it a popular destination for photographers and hikers. Enjoy your sack lunch on the trail and relax amidst the stunning beauty. Don’t forget to hire a guide to make your trip more enjoyable.


Take an evening stroll down Kanab’s Center Street, browsing the local shops and picking up some souvenirs or gifts.

Wild Thyme Cafe

Dinner will bring you a unique fusion of southwestern and Cajun dishes, using only the freshest ingredients grown in their own organic garden.  They also offer delicious vegan and vegetarian cuisine.

Quail Park Lodge

This lodge offers a fun retro style you won’t find anywhere else along with complimentary cruiser bikes for exploring and a seasonal pool.

Day 3

Havana Cabana

Experience breakfast with the flavors of Cuba in Kanab. Havana Cabana brings authentic Cubin cuisine and classic favorites to your plate. Get ready for a culinary journey as your taste buds go on a delicious adventure through rick and divers flavors.

Maynard Dixon Home

Take the scenic drive north on Highway 89 to the Maynard Dixon Home in Mt. Carmel and take the tour of the property.

Thunderbird Restaurant

On the drive back to Kanab stop in and have a slice of pie!  Learn the history of the “Ho-made” pie and the family-owned business.

More Hikes

Back in Kanab, check out some great hikes that are close to town. Mansard, K-Hill Trail and Bunting to name a few. Maps for these trails and more can be found on our website under Trail Maps.

Vermillion 45

Vermillion 45 is a casual bistro serving slow-cooked, home style French and Italian dishes as well as fresh seafood and steaks.

Parry Lodge

A historic hotel that has hosted many famous guests over the years, including Ronald Reagan and John Wayne. The hotel features a restaurant and pool. Rooms are charming and comfortable with vintage décor and modern amenities.