Moab Travel Tips
Great Reasons to Choose Moab Vacation Rentals
Moab offers fantastic opportunities for adventure and spectacular outdoor experiences, making it a popular destination with hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, adrenalin junkies, mountain bikers, ATV enthusiasts and whitewater rafters! With the Colorado River on its doorstep, two National Parks and the Dead Horse Point State Park nearby, Moab is a dream destination of wonder and discovery.
Set in a dramatic red landscape with snow-capped peaks on the horizon, the town of Moab offers more down-to-earth amenities and is an excellent central base. Enjoy the town’s restaurant dining, movie theaters, museums, spas, shopping and other amusements or head out on a great adventure, exploring the surrounding area.
Visitors to Moab will appreciate a central base to return to at the end of the day and chill out. Vacation rentals homes are the ideal accommodations for outdoor adventure trips. With plenty of space for all the family, everyone can have their own bedroom and bathroom where they can take a long soak in the tub after a tiring day. A fully equipped kitchen is a boon for such trips, offering a place to prepare snacks and packed lunches. Eat in or dine out as you please. A washer and dryer in the condo is also essential after a day of river rafting, climbing or ATV riding.
Moab Condos Provide a Host of Things to Do
From your Moab condo you will find a host of exciting things to do. Explore the magnificent terrain in an SUV or Jeep for the most fun, along great routes such as “Hell’s Revenge Trail." Go off-roading, hiking and mountain biking in the area. The red rock landscapes lend to climbing and canyoning or see the magnificent scenery from the air with a scenic flight. The rivers offer great fishing and boating opportunities, or take a thrilling whitewater rafting trip down the Colorado River.
Places to Visit Around Moab
The Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are almost next to each other and just a few minutes from your Moab vacation rental. The smaller Arches National Park offers spectacular sights and amazing arches which can be seen from your vehicle, or you can park and hike to see these amazing natural phenomena up close. Canyonlands is a vast National Park with some areas only accessible using all-terrain vehicles or Jeeps.
Dead Horse Point State Park has magnificent views of the sweeping Colorado River. Green River State Park is actually located on Green Rover and the starting point for river trips through Labyrinth and Stillwater canyons.
A visit to the Rock Art sites is a must to see the ancient Native American rock art and petroglyphs found in the area which date back thousands of years. For those wanting opportunities for hiking and mountain biking, the Manti-La Sal National Forest has some magnificent scenery and exciting off-road trails close to your Moab vacation rental.
The Weather in Moab, Utah
In the height of summer, Moab in Utah can experience temperatures of 100 F (38 C) and above. During spring and fall, the climate is dry, sunny and pleasant. Winters are cold with daytime temperatures in the 30s F (0 to 4 C). The nighttime temperatures throughout the year are much colder than during the day, so a jacket may be required for the evening, even in the summer. Moab gets just nine inches of rain a year so rain gear is not required.
Getting to Moab Vacation Houses
The main international airports closest to Moab are Salt Lake City International Airport which is 201 miles from Moab, Colorado Springs International Airport which is 262 miles away, and Denver International Airport which is 278 miles from Moab. Onward connections to Canyonlands Field Airport in Moab are available daily. Pick up a rental car, SUV or Jeep in any of these airports and your vacation has begun!