East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

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The BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge is located in the heart of Utah's best National Parks and Monuments: Zion National Park 12 miles, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, 9 miles, Bryce Canyon 60 miles, Cedar Breaks 45 miles, Grand Canyon 85 miles and the Coral Pink Sand Dunes 11 miles. The best part is these are all incredible drives along impressive scenic byways!

Country charm has been captured in our accommodations, along with great rates and a friendly staff to help you on your way to an memorable vacation. The BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge offers large beautiful rooms, that are tucked away in lush valley surrounded by mountain, where the air is clean and the sky is bright. Grass and beauty surround you room instead of concrete and city buildings.

You have a choice of one king or two queen size beds or a whirlpool deluxe suite. Relax on your private balcony or patio and relax, feeling one with nature both inside and outside of your room. The rooms have individual climate control, a work table, glass back doors and all units are smoke free and set on the lush, green Thunderbird Golf Course. All this at the best of locations, on the east side of Zion National Park!

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Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Hotel Amenities:
Enjoy new and updated BEST WESTERN quality. Kids 12 and under are free. We offer AAA, AARP discounts, golf packages, a seasonal outdoor pool, kid's pool, hot tub, refrigerators, satellite TV, hi-speed wireless internet, large flat screen TV's, free internet kiosk in the lobby, in-room coffee and tea, direct dial in-room phones, free local and 1-800 calls, free parking, irons/boards and microwaves. Many rooms have a vaulted ceiling and are quite large with charming Southwestern decor and log furniture.

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Best Western Group Accommodations

Kokopelli Rooms:
This is a group of four rooms connected by an indoor stairway.

Room 208 - Two queen beds, refrigerator and the private balcony overlooks the hotel pool.

Room 209 - Deluxe suite, raised king bed, raised jetted tub, separate shower, refrigerator the private balcony overlooks the hotel pool.

Room 109 - Two queen beds, refrigerator and private patio across from the hotel pool.

Room 108 - King bed, picture window, jetted tub, microwave, refrigerator, and a separate sitting room with a sliding glass door, just off the pool.

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The lodge is located on the east side of Zion National Park, 60-miles from Bryce Canyon and 85-miles from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Mount Carmel Junction, it is the true center of Utah's National Parks and National Monuments.

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Make sure to print our travel guide and bring it with you on your Southwest vacation. Get an insider view from locals who live in and visit the Utah and Arizona parks and monuments often. Discover the best trails and scenic drives in the area written by Tanya Milligan and Bo Beck.

Make East Zion your base camp for adventure. Stay at the BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge and enjoy luxury accommodations surrounded by impressive scenery.

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Mileage from
Mt. Carmel Jct.

Zion National Park 12
Bryce Canyon 60
Grand Canyon 85
Cedar Breaks 45
Grand Staircase 9
Dixie Forest 22
Sand Dunes 11
Coyote Butte 57
Red Canyon 47
Tuweep 90

Zion National Park
Bryce Canyon
Grand Canyon
Cedar Breaks
Coral Pink Sand Dunes
Grand Staircase
Cedar Mountain
Red Canyon
Paria Canyon

Lodging on the east side of Zion National Park is a spectacular choice.  Nowhere else in the world can you be so close to so many national parks and incredible national monuments.


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