Utah’s small towns are each charming and unique in their own way. Some are so quiet that they’re the
perfect place to get away from it all. Others are near Utah’s national parks and draw plenty of visitors. Moab is definitely a draw for the tourists, but it also has tons to offer locals. Check out these things to do in Moab that will keep you entertained and busy for your entire visit.
Welcome to Moab, population 5,130 or so.
Its Main Street is charming, and the perfect place to take a stroll.
Moab offers solitude, especially if you're willing to wake up nice and early.
Get out and explore Moab's mountain biking trails.
Moab hosts the Canyonlands Half Marathon every year
Registration is already open for the March, 2017 race.
Explore the Fins & Things Trail
Moab is famous for its four wheeling trails. This trail is 9.4 miles long, and offers a range of difficulty, including some terrain that can challenge even the most jaded drivers. Plan on three or four hours to complete this one.
Take a hike.
Moab has tons of hiking trails, and other spots that are perfect for a stroll.
A visit to Moab isn't complete without a stop at Milt's.
You're gonna need one of these after a long day of playing in Moab.
Take a drive along the scenic Potash Road
Technically, it's called the Potash – Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway, but locals call it "Potash Road." It's located just north of Moab.
Check out the petroglyphs.
You'll find lots of petroglyph and pictograph panels around Moab and the surrounding area. For more information,
. Remember to honor these amazing places and leave only your footprints here.
Visit Arches National Park
Just five miles north of Moab you'll find over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. It's the largest concentration of these stunning natural wonders in the world, and it's right in Moab's backyard.
Stop in at Moab Brewery for a cold beer and a tasty dinner.
Moab Brewery has some seriously tasty beers.
Canyonlands National Park is just 32 miles from Moab.
It's Utah's largest national park, but one of its lesser-visited parks, so you'll find a little more solitude here.
Float the Colorado River
The Fisher Towers section of the river offers some serene, peaceful water - perfect for kayaking.
For the more adventurous, Cataract Canyons offers some class IV whitewater rapids.
Grab a river guide, strap on your life vest and hold on tight!
Dead Horse Point State Park is a 45-minute drive from Moab.
The view from this overlook is simply stunning. The vista stretches for miles, and the Colorado River sits about 2,000 feet below.
Visit Moab's Wineries.
Stop by Castle Creek Winery, about 15 miles from downtown, for a tasting. You'll find it at Milepost 14, Highway 128.
Spanish Valley Vineyards & Winery is a small vineyard that offers a more intimate wine tasting. It's just a few minutes outside of town at 4710 Zimmerman Lane.
We pretty much guarantee that you won’t be bored when you visit Moab. What’s your favorite thing to do there? Tell us about it!