Stress can wreak havoc on your body, as prolonged burnout can lead to physical and mental health issues. A vacation is one of the best ways to de-stress and give your body and mind time to rejuvenate. If you’re looking for the ultimate laid-back holiday destination, look no further than Moab. This gem of a city in the Beehive State offers several activities to help you unwind. Here are a few suggestions for quiet Moab attractions.
Book a Spa Session at Spa Moab
Few things offer relaxation than a spa session. Whether you want a deep tissue massage, a Swedish massage, a stone massage, aroma therapy, or a sauna experience, Moab has it all. Spa treatments have numerous benefits, including pain relief, reduced stress levels, better mobility, lower blood pressure, and toxin removal. Spa Moab has over a decade of experience and offers world-class services. A day at the spa will leave you feeling rejuvenated, re-energized, and ready to take on the world.
Go Exploring in Arches National Park
Moab offers acres of picturesque terrain ripe for exploration. The best way to take in the epic Moab desert is to schedule an off-road adventure. Hummer Tours is a fan-favorite and gives you access to the hidden arches and remote canyons from the comfort of a Hummer. You’ll see breathtaking views of the Arches National Park alongside the Colorado River and fossilized dunes. If you want to go further into the Moab landscape, you can schedule a UTV tour and experience more unique views. If you prefer keeping things on the tarmac, Vanderhall rentals offer an exciting way to get around in a beautiful classic road car.
Hit the Biking Trails at White Rim Trail
Moab has hundreds of miles of exciting biking trails ready to be conquered. For the ultimate biking challenge, White Rim Trail features a 100-mile route that loops around and below the famous Island in the Sky. Bike trips typically take three to four days and require more experienced riders. There are 20 designated campsites grouped in 10 camping areas where you can spend your nights before heading off on the next leg of your journey. Other notable biking trails include Bar-M Area, North Moab, and Slickrock & Porcupine Rim.
Hop on Horseback for Moab Attractions in Dead Horse Point State Park
Horseback riding is ideal if you prefer a slow and steady way to experience the Moab desert. Whether you’re new to the horseback riding scene or a seasoned rider, touring on horseback offers a laid-back way to view the Moab landscape. Several horse-riding trails run through Dead Horse Point State Park, offering excellent views of the terrain. You can opt for a more secluded solo ride or hit the trails with other riders and savor the majestic desert as a group.
Grab a Savory Bite at a Myriad of Restaurants
Enjoying a well-cooked meal in a calm ambiance can go a long way in helping you forget the stresses of the daily grind. Moab has an expansive variety of classy restaurants offering top-notch service in a serene environment. If you prefer an outdoor dining experience, restaurants such as Quesadilla Mobilla, The Broken Oar, and Pasta Jay’s offer exceptional menus in spacious patio settings. If you’re in the mood for some classic Vietnamese vegan and gluten-free dishes, 98 Center Moab is worth checking out. After a sumptuous dinner, you can settle your sweet tooth cravings at Moyo with delicious frozen yogurt and an excellent variety of toppings. A few other restaurants worth checking out include Thai Bella, Jailhouse Cafe, and Sultan Mediterranean Grill.
Explore the Colorado River
The Colorado River is one of the nation’s longest and offers scenic views of Moab’s canyons, and the best way to explore this iconic river is by boat. There are several boat tour packages you can try, with one of the most renowned ones being the Sunset Jet Boat and Sound and Light Show package. This package combines a spectacular Sunset Jet Boat Tour with the Sound and Light Show, followed by a Dinner Tour of the Colorado River. On the first portion, you’ll travel downriver for roughly 20 miles as you experience the beautiful Moab sights, then return to the dock for a Dutch Oven dinner and head out again for the Sound and Light Show. The best part about this package is it combines two individual tours, saving you time and money for more attractions in Moab.
Book Your Moab Vacation Rental Today
Moab is a pristine destination offering a robust list of stress-reducing activities and attractions in Moab. This lovely city in the Colorado Plateau draws droves of visitors yearly, eager to escape the daily stresses of suburban life and get a taste of the great outdoors. As you plan your escape to Moab, booking quality accommodation that suits your vacation needs is vital. At Arches Vacation Rentals, we offer several quality vacation rentals, including townhome rentals, vacation condos, and Kokopelli lodge rentals, with all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. Contact us today to reserve your preferred Moab vacation rental.