Attractions

Top Choice Park in Southeastern Utah

Goblin Valley State Park

A Salvador Dalí–esque melted-rock fantasy, a valley of giant stone mushrooms, an otherworldly alien landscape or the results of a cosmological acid trip? No matter what you think the stadium-like valley of stunted h…
Top Choice Museum in Blanding

Dinosaur Museum

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

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…
Park in Southeastern Utah

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 …
Landmark in Bluff

Valley of the Gods

Up and over, through and around: the 17-mile unpaved road (County Rd 242) that leads through Valley of the Gods is like a do-it-yourself roller coaster amid some mind-blowing scenery. In other states, this incredibl…
Archaeological Site in Canyonlands National Park

Horseshoe Canyon

Way far west of Island in the Sky, Horseshoe Canyon shelters one of the most impressive collections of millennia-old rock art in the Southwest. The centerpiece is the Great Gallery and its haunting Barrier Canyon–st…
Landmark in Canyonlands National Park

Island in the Sky

You'll comprehend space in new ways atop the appropriately named Island in the Sky. This 6000ft-high flat-topped mesa drops precipitously on all sides, providing some of the longest, most enthralling vistas of any p…
Canyon in Canyonlands National Park

Maze

A 30-sq-mile jumble of high-walled canyons, the Maze is a rare preserve of true wilderness for hardy backcountry veterans. The colorful canyons are rugged, deep and sometimes completely inaccessible. Many of them lo…
Landmark in Canyonlands National Park

Needles District

Named for the spires of orange-and-white sandstone jutting skyward from the desert floor, the Needles District's otherworldly terrain is so different from Island in the Sky that it's hard to believe they're both in …
State Park in Mexican Hat

Goosenecks State Park

If instead of heading south to Mexican Hat you turn north on Hwy 261, you'll come to a 4-mile paved road that turns west to Goosenecks State Park. The attraction here is the mesmerizing view of the San Juan River. T…