Have you ever wondered what Thanksgiving is like in Moab, Utah? Although its desert landscape may not be the first thing you think of when you imagine the holiday season, Moab is the place to be. Its extensive network of trails and dramatic scenery is the ultimate escape when it’s time to spend time with family.  Disconnect from the everyday grind by putting your phone away and exploring the red-rock wonderland right outside your front door. Book your thanksgiving stay in Moab. Discover what makes Moab a beautiful destination for Thanksgiving below: 

Adventure Awaits 

There’s nothing like a little adventure to get your Thanksgiving vacation off to a good start. Located less than 10 minutes away from Moab is Arches National Park. This desert oasis has more than 2,000 natural stone arches, hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive rock fins, and giant balanced rocks. As one of the west’s top attractions, there are plenty of activities to enjoy ranging from scenic and canyoneering to rock climbing and star gazing. 

Before visiting this attraction, make a reservation online to guarantee entrance. The fun doesn’t end there, less than an hour away are Canyonland National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. The Canyonland National Park is the perfect backdrop for your next Instagram-worthy photo and is divided into four districts by the Colorado River – Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze, and the rivers themselves. Each district offers visitors a unique experience filled with sightseeing and adventure. A reservation to enter is not required. Other fun activities near Kokopelli West #10 include renting a Jeep, or ATV, or heading out on a bike excursion.  

Dinner is Served 

You can’t beat the classic dishes served on Thanksgiving Day. Whether you prefer gravy or cranberry sauce, we can all agree that Thanksgiving is unmatched in terms of food. During your upcoming visit to Moab, bring your favorite dishes with you. Our local grocery stores have everything you need to keep your holiday tradition alive in our desert town. Gather around your vacation rental’s dining table to enjoy dishes ranging from stuffing and turkey to green bean casserole and pecan pie. 

Book Your Stay 

At Arches Vacation Rentals, we feature a large selection of vacation rentals in Moab. Whether you’re visiting with a significant other or the entire family, we have the perfect vacation rental for your Thanksgiving holiday. Contact us today to book your rental!