For those travelers looking for a place to relax and unwind that comes with opportunities to get out and enjoy spectacular natural wonders alongside dazzling desert views, Moab, Utah promises to be an oasis of excitement. This eastern Utah destination has long drawn crowds ready to be inspired by towering arches, captivating canyons, massive rivers and mesas that dot the landscape with color and unique texture. No matter what you’re here to see or experience, a stay in Cottonwoods is bound to be equally inspiring. Check out our Moab best places to stay!
Guests who book a rental at Cottonwoods will be delighted with self check-in and the spacious floor plans that are waiting to welcome them. Situated near downtown, Cottonwoods also enjoys a location surrounded by spectacular views that can be appreciated from indoors as well thanks to large windows that also allow for ample light flow during the daytime hours. Guests who book a Moab stay at Cottonwoods will enjoy the use of private garages as well as sprawling patios for taking some time to enjoy tranquility in the open-air. Indoors, our Cottonwoods Moab vacation homes are finished with a tasteful collection of furnishings that are comfortable and designed within color palettes inspired by the great outdoors. Enjoy walls adorned with Moab-inspired art, and on those evenings you aren’t out making the most of Moab’s restaurant scene, feel free to cook up a homestyle meal in a fully equipped kitchen that comes with the cookware and utensils you’ll require.
Many who book a trip to Moab are inevitably looking to enjoy an experience far from the daily grind that gives them access to the spectacular great outdoors. While the moments of exploration and discovery to be found in Moab are sure to inspire, there’s no reason your accommodations can’t include those home comforts and luxuries you crave when a day of fun comes to a close. To that end, we’re proud to offer our guests a collection of rental home options that keep them connected at the touch of a button. Many of our properties include access to Wi-Fi and high-speed services that provide for the option of simply settling in during the evening hours and enjoying streaming a favorite film or show on a large flat-screen television. Just as easy with Wi-Fi is keeping up to date on all the latest happenings across the globe while enjoying the fact you’re tucked away in a vacation rental that keeps you far from the hustle and bustle of life. Hoping to share those Moab vacation photos with friends and family back home? It’s never easier than when you book with Arches Vacation Rentals and take advantage of those connection points that serve to inspire loved ones near and far.
Beyond the convenience the interior features provide, a stay in Cottonwoods includes access to some wonderful community features that take your stay to the next level of excellence. Guests who book at Cottonwoods are always free to take a dip in the indoor and outdoor shared pools as well as the hot tub. While the majority of Cottonwoods Moab vacation homes include a private backyard, these are within walking distance of other properties, meaning guests can socialize at will, creating a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Things to See and Do
Guests who head to Moab and can’t wait to hit the greens will love the fact that several courses sit a mere 30-minute drive from Cottonwoods. If you’re traveling this direction with little ones in tow, be sure to head over to Moab’s Giant Dinosaurs Park where life-sized replicas of these massive creatures are scattered across the landscape for an authentic feel of what it would have been like to walk beside them!
For those travelers to Moab that can’t wait to make the most of heart-pounding fun, booking a 4×4 trail excursion at Hell’s Revenge is definitely the way to go. This tour isn’t for the faint of heart but is truly unforgettable for those looking for adrenaline-pumping excitement! Spare tires are a necessity to have on hand as you traverse incredibly dynamic terrain. Be sure to bring your camera and your sense of adventure for this trek that’s bound to take anywhere from two to three hours to complete. While independent adventure is possible, a guided tour is recommended for those new to off-roading adventures. As an added benefit, Hell’s Revenge intersects with the infamous Slick Rock Trail at several points, meaning those with a heart for mountain biking will have plenty of access to even more fun if they choose to extend their day’s itinerary.
When you’re looking for a stop that’s just as inspiring but perhaps a bit slower pace, set your sights on a trip to the iconic Corona Arch while you’re visiting Moab. Situated quite close to the equally well-known Bowtie Arch, Corona Arch is a stunning testament to some of nature’s finest work and well worth a visit and a photograph or two. The easiest way to access Corona Arch is to start at the trailhead that can be found at the intersection of the Colorado River and UT-279. The arch can be found a mere 1.5 miles from the trailhead, making it a nice hike that comes with plenty of scenic rewards!
Moab has long been loved for its many towering cliffsides, boulders, and cracks making it one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. among climbing enthusiasts. Whether you’re new to the sport or have spent a lifetime taking on new vertical challenges, climbing in Moab is an opportunity you just won’t want to miss. Those looking to learn the ropes while savoring some incredible views will want to set up a guided climbing experience with the experts at the Moab Adventure Center. A half-day experience is perfect for beginners and kids alike and includes snacks and water as well as all the gear and instruction you’ll need for an amazing day on the rocks.
While the outdoor fun is sure to thrill, Moab is also a place filled with palate-pleasing adventures to be enjoyed. Wine enthusiasts will want to be sure to make their way to Castle Creek Winery at least once while they’re in town. Castle Creek Winery can be found within Red Cliffs Lodge off Highway 128 and offers guests a chance to enjoy a wine tasting that comes with a scenic view too. Once the tasting is done, head over to the Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage which is also located in Red Cliffs Lodge. There is no entrance fee to enjoy this museum which features the many films that have found their perfect backdrops in Moab and become icons in Hollywood and the film industry as a whole. Indulge in displays and exhibits that feature the best of western heritage as well and learn how Moab’s rustic charm has long led it to be a captivating place for film buffs from near and far.
Those looking to expand on their wine tasting experience in Moab will want to be sure to add Spanish Valley Vineyard and Winery to the itinerary. Situated at 4710 Zimmerman Lane, this winery is another wonderful option when you’re hoping to enjoy indulging in the flavors of the region while soaking up spectacular sights as well. Towering red rocks provide a breathtaking backdrop to rows of lush green foliage. The staff on-site at Spanish Valley Vineyard and Winery are notoriously friendly and knowledgeable, making this stop an oasis of information to be discovered on what it takes to successfully grow grapes in this dynamic landscape.
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Moab is a must-experience destination and a stay at Cottonwoods will make you feel like you’ve stepped into your home away from home while you’re here. Contact the team at Arches Vacation Rentals today to learn more about booking your residence the next time you’re in town. Check out our blog today!