Park in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area & Lake Powell

Rainbow Bridge National Monument

Rainbow Bridge is the largest natural bridge in the world, at 290ft high and 275ft wide. A sacred Navajo site, it resembles the graceful arc of a rainbow. Most visitors arrive by boat (, with a 2-…
House in Moab

Hole 'n the Rock

An unabashed tourist trap 12 miles south of Moab, Hole ’n the Rock is a 5000-sq-ft home-cum-cave carved into sandstone and decorated in knockout 1950s kitsch.
in Hovenweep National Monument

Hovenweep National Monument

Beautiful, little-visited Hovenweep, meaning 'deserted valley' in the Ute language, contains six sets of prehistoric Ancestral Puebloan sites, five accessed by long hikes.
Park in Natural Bridges National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument

Forty miles west of Blanding via Hwy 95, this monument became Utah's first NPS land in 1908. The highlight is a dark-stained, white-sandstone canyon containing three easily accessible natural bridges. The oldest, th…
Museum in Blanding

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum

More a museum than a park, Edge of the Cedars State Park houses a treasure trove of ancient Native American artifacts and pottery gathered from all across southeastern Utah. Informative displays provide a good overv…
Museum in Blanding

Dinosaur Museum

Despite being born of owners Steven and Sylvia Czerkas’ personal collection, the Dinosaur Museum is quite ambitious; the goal is to cover the complete history of the world’s dinosaurs. Mummified remains and fossil r…
Park in Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Covering 527 sq miles, Canyonlands is Utah's largest and wildest park. Indeed, parts of it are as rugged as almost anywhere on the planet. Arches, bridges, needles, spires, craters, mesas, buttes - Canyonlands is a …
Park in Dead Horse Point State Park

Dead Horse Point State Park

A tiny but stunning state park, Dead Horse Point has been the setting for numerous movies, including the opening scene from Mission Impossible II and the finale of Thelma & Louise. Located just off Hwy 313 (the …
Winery in Moab

Spanish Valley Winery

For some no-frills wine tasting, visit the surprisingly good Spanish Valley Winery, 6 miles south of Moab on Hwy 191.
Park in Arches National Park

Arches National Park

One of the Southwest's most gorgeous parks, Arches boasts the world's greatest concentration of sandstone arches. Just 5 miles north of Moab on Hwy 191, the park is always packed in summer. Consider a moonlight expl…