Cedar City has received the nickname, the Festival City, primarily because it is the home of the world-famous Utah Shakespearean Festival, the recipient of the 2000 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. Not only are the staging and performances strong, the enthusiasm of the players and the host town is contagious and makes the festival come alive. Brian Head Resort, located just 30 miles from Cedar City, is Utah's highest-elevation ski resort. It receives over 400 annual inches of light, Utah powder. The 50+ runs appeal to all ability levels, including an entire mountain dedicated to beginners and children. It boasts several freestyle areas, including terrain parks and pipes, and a Snow Tube Park. Near Brian Head Ski Resort, Free Airport Shuttle Gateway to many national and state parks.The hotel also offers lobby, dry cleaning, jacuzzi - indoor, free full hot breakfast buffet, free self parking and dry sauna.