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Moab, UT

About Moab

What happens when you combine two national parks, a roaring river, small-town hospitality, and a lively downtown? You get one of the most popular cities in the American Southwest, Moab.

When people think of Moab, they are ready to take on the adventure of nature.

The two biggest draws for visitors to come to Moab are the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. These national parks feature stunning feats of nature; Arches National Park can boast 2,000 natural stone arches alone.

After spending time in the deserts, you will want to splash in the Colorado River’s refreshing water where you can go white water rafting.

While you are enjoying the stunning landscapes of Moab, you must drive out to Dead Horse Point State Park to watch the sunset.

In between epic adventures in the great outdoors, you can take in the sites of downtown Moab. Here you will find a vast array of shops, year-round outdoor events, and delightful southwestern food that will feed your soul.

Whether you spend a week or a month, Moab is a fantastic destination location.

Ancient Indian Petroglyph outside Moab Utah from Tumbleweed Travel
Castle Valley outside Moab Utah from Tumbleweed Travel
Opuntia with red fruits on a background of rocky desert. Poison Spider Mesa. Around the town of Moab Utah USA from Tumbleweed Travel
Slickrock mountain bike trail in Moab Utah from Tumbleweed Travel
The Colorado Riverway Bridge in Moab Utah from Tumbleweed Travel


  • Walk among the dinosaurs at the Moab Giants Dinosaur Park
  • Take on an epic biking excursion through Slickrock Trail
  • Stroll through the Corona Arch while snapping a selfie
  • Drive the scenic Utah Byway State Route 128
  • See the stars on a stargazing tour


Type: Town

Season: Year Round

Climate: Desert

Airport(s): Moab, Grand Junction, or Salt Lake City

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