Hotels Near Scipio, Utah

by Joe Fletcher

Located roughly halfway between Salt Lake City and the national park country around Bryce Canyon and Zion, Scipio is a small Utah town located just off of Interstate 15. The town is a good stopover if you are traveling north or south along I-15 and also has some attractions of its own, including Yuba State Park and nearby 4 x 4 off-roading. While hotels are limited in the 300-person town, you will find a selection of places in the greater area for an overnight stay.


Formerly the Super 8, the Scipio Hotel is the only hotel in Scipio, as listed by Millard County Tourism. It is located just off of US-50 ("The Loneliest Road in America") near the junction of I-15, making it convenient to both major highways of the small town. The Scipio offers king and queen rooms and prides itself on a clean, affordable hotel experience. Pets are allowed with a $15 nightly fee. Amenities include an indoor pool and hot tub and free wireless Internet.


A larger town located about 24 miles south of Scipio on Interstate 15, Fillmore has quite a few more hotels; properties range from bed and breakfasts to motels. The Best Western Paradise Inn & Resort is located just off the north I-15 exit for Fillmore. It is adjacent to the Paradise Golf Course and offers an indoor pool, a hot tub and an on-site restaurant. The Comfort Inn & Suites in Fillmore is located one mile from Territorial Statehouse State Park.


Located near Utah's border with Nevada, Delta lies 26 miles west of Scipio. It is one of the more prominent towns near Great Basin National Park, which is a little over 100 miles southwest. The Days Inn Delta is a pet-friendly hotel, located on Topaz Boulevard, with a seasonal outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast. Several fast food restaurants are within a mile of the Days Inn. Other Delta properties include the Rancher Motel & Cafe and the Deltan Inn.


Located north of Scipio, about halfway to the city of Provo, the Nephi area is home to such attractions as the Mount Nebo Scenic Loop, a 38-mile drive that gives you great views of the highest peak in Utah's Wasatch Range, and the Little Sahara sand dunes. The Best Western Paradise Inn in Nephi is conveniently located on the I-15 corridor and offers an indoor pool and hot tub. Breakfast is complimentary. Other Nephi hotels include the National 9 Inn and the Super 8.

About the Author

Joe Fletcher has been a writer since 2002, starting his career in politics and legislation. He has written travel and outdoor recreation articles for a variety of print and online publications, including "Rocky Mountain Magazine" and "Bomb Snow." He received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Rutgers College.