Between its collection of towering red rocks, captivating canyons, flowing rivers and terrain that’s filled with trails beckoning hikers to follow, it’s not hard to see why Moab, Utah is an amazing vacation destination. Particularly for those that love the great outdoors, Moab holds a special place and provides scenery that’s great to enjoy in the company of friends and family. However, it’s also a place that’s perfect for the solo traveler looking for some time to unwind in the presence of nature. When your independent travel plans have you headed to Moab, be sure to add these awesome things to do near Moab to your solo travel must-do list.

Hike to Delicate Arch

Arches National Park is a stop not to miss in Moab and when it comes to solo travel, it’s still very much an option. The hike to Delicate Arch is a particularly good choice for a solo traveler as the 1.5-mile path that leads to this 52-foot freestanding natural arch tends to be popular amongst hikers meaning you’ll have some company, but still enjoy a feeling of tranquility. Bring your camera and snap photos once you reach your destination which promises to be as breathtaking as you imagined it would be.

Book a Climbing Lesson

Amongst climbing enthusiasts, Moab is known as a prime destination for new challenges that end with scenic rewards. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an expert to make the most of the sport. Instead, you can simply book a guided experience or lesson with the professionals at Moab Desert Adventures. Located at 39, East Center Street, Moab Desert Adventures has been in the business of guided fun for over 20 years and provides travelers with options for instruction and guided tours in both climbing and canyoneering. A half-day experience is $90 for a single participant and $250 for a full day of learning and thrills.

Dine at the Moab Food Truck Park

As a solo traveler, you don’t always want to be seated alone in an upscale restaurant, so instead, head where many locals and visitors go and choose to dine at the Moab Food Truck Park during your visit. This casual collection of food trucks can be found at 39 West 100 North and offers up a vibrant and laid-back atmosphere to pick and choose from a variety of food options. Here you’ll find options ranging from fare featuring Chinese and Mexican specialties to breakfast favorites like waffles and donuts too. Find a seat, enjoy your meal and make the most of the surrounding scenery and people-watching opportunities as they come.

Book Your Stay Today

There’s no reason to wait when you’re ready to experience the best of Moab. Be sure to contact Arches Vacation Rentals today to help you find your ideal home away from home while you’re in town.