Have you ever wanted to take the week off and enjoy a laid-back getaway, far from the hustle and bustle of daily life? The city of Moab in the beautiful Beehive State promises a relaxing holiday experience thanks to numerous indoor and outdoor attractions. The red rock landscape and vast outback create the perfect backdrop for heart-throbbing tours and journeys, drawing millions of annual visitors. Here’s more on what a stay in our weekly Moab Airbnb rentals can entail.
Impeccable Moab Airbnb Rentals
Part of what makes a getaway successful is the availability of cozy lodging. For Moab’s best accommodation, look to Arches Vacation Rentals and enjoy an expansive variety of high-end holiday homes. We offer several holiday rentals, including family-friendly rentals, downtown rentals, townhome rentals, rentals with pools, and vacation condos, ideal for different-sized groups. Our properties feature excellent amenities, delivering ultimate comfort and convenience for a tranquil Utah escape.
Awesome State Parks
Moab is home to several state parks, delivering exceptional natural beauty and charm. Arches National Park features thousands of sandstone arches, making it the ideal spot for scenic tours on foot or in your car. Canyonlands National Park is home to towering red cliffs and the majestic Colorado River, where you can enjoy spectacular rafting tours. Dead Horse Point State Park’s striking evening sky makes it a camping delight, while Manti-La Sal National Forest features a 50-mile route, perfect for a soothing sightseeing drive.
Exciting Biking Tours
Moab’s extensive backcountry makes it a biking paradise, offering hundreds of miles of beautiful trails. If you’re new to the biking scene, routes such as Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail and Bar M Loop Trail offer a more laid-back experience. Dead Horse Point Tour, Moab Canyon Pathway, and Falcon Flow Loop deliver a slightly more demanding adventure, while Hurrah Pass and Miners Basin Trail offer a stern challenge. For the best bike rentals in Moab, check out Poison Spider Bicycles and choose from their expansive list, including standard, mid-range, high-end, and electric bikes.
Extensive Hiking Trails
If two wheels aren’t up your alley, explore the red rocky expanse on a good old-fashioned hike. Landscape Arch Trail, Park Avenue Trail, and Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail take less than an hour, making them ideal for brief hiking tours. Grandstaff Trail, Dead Horse Rim Loop, and Neck Spring Trail offer slightly longer hikes, taking roughly two and a half hours. If you’re up for a challenge, try the Hurrah Pass and head out for a full-day hike across stunning rock formations and water crossings. If planning a longer trek, remember to wear comfortable, lightweight shoes and pack enough snacks and water.
Riveting Hot Air Balloon Rides
Why stay on the ground when you can elevate above the majestic landscape for an exhilarating hot-air balloon ride? Canyonlands Ballooning is one of Moab’s most renowned hot-air balloon companies, offering year-round aerial excursions. Owner and pilot Lou Bartell is FAA-licensed with 16 years of experience flying over the Moab skies. The tours begin at sunrise and carry you across Dead Horse State Park and Canyonlands National Park, passing over Moab’s canyons, arches, and balancing rocks. Kids and adults can hop onboard, making hot-air ballooning ideal for wholesome family fun.
Xtreme 4×4 Tours
If you’re looking for a lively offroading adventure on four wheels, Xtreme 4×4 Tours offers gripping excursions across the rocky Moab landscape in specially modified vehicles. The 3-Hour Xtreme Tour is the most popular, taking you past several obstacles, including Mickey’s Hot Tub, Escalator, and Car Wash Hot Tub. Other renowned tours include the 2.5-hour U-Drive in Hells Revenge Slickrock, the XX Buggy Tour in a two-passenger buggy, and the 3-hour Scenic offering gorgeous canyon views. The Full Day National Park Tour features an eight-hour excursion through Arches and Canyonlands, with lunch options, giving you unparalleled access to Moab’s natural wonders.
Robust Culinary Scene
Moab is a culinary haven featuring over 60 excellent eateries with delightful menus of local and international cuisine. If you’re looking for the best place to enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, check out Moab Diner, Sweet Cravings Bakery + Bistro, or Jailhouse Cafe. After your morning escapades, settle for a tasty lunch at Hidden Cuisine, Quesadilla Mobilla, or Sultan Meditteranean Grill. End the day with a hearty dinner at Desert Bistro, Thai Bella, or 98 Center Moab. Other notable restaurants worth visiting include Pasta Jay’s, Zax, and The Broken Oar Restaurant.
Relaxing Spa Sessions
Nothing says holiday like a relaxing massage. Del Sol Massage Therapy offers high-end massage sessions from professional therapists who focus on custom massage services geared toward your needs. They offer several massage options, including Swedish, relaxation, sports, deep tissue, and craniosacral massages. If you or a loved one suffers from lymphedema, Del Sol Massage Therapy also offers lymphatic treatment, helping relieve swelling by gently coaxing lymph fluid from tissues.
There’s nothing like jumping out of a plane thousands of feet in the air as you fall towards the earth at over 100 miles per hour. Skydive Moab is the ultimate go-to for all matters of skydiving, offering one of Utah’s most thrilling aerial adventures. The jumps usually begin at 8 AM when the weather is calmest, carrying on until noon. If you’re new to the skydiving scene, book a tandem jump with an experienced jumper and relish the thrill of a descent from 8,000 feet high. You must be 18 or older to skydive, making it a fun experience if you’re vacationing with your adult kids or friends.
Moab Giants Dinosaur Park
Journey back to the Jurassic Age with a trip to Moab Giants Dinosaur Park and relish the thrill of getting up close with life-sized replicas of extinct species. The 5D prehistoric aquarium features a virtual underwater experience, bringing you face-to-face with ancient monsters that roamed the earth. If you’re with your little ones, the park features dig-it-out sites where kids can unleash their inner paleontologist by digging in sandbox sites. Once all the dino action works up your appetite, head to the Giants Cafe and enjoy a sumptuous meal from several menus, including a kid’s menu.
Breathtaking Road Tour Along La Sal Mountain Loop
Fill up your tank and set out for the La Sal Mountain Loop for a breathtaking scenic experience. This famous backway stretches 60 miles, starting roughly eight miles south of Moab, climbing through the mountains, and then down to Castle Valley. The narrow winding route takes you past numerous gorgeous natural features, making for a memorable drive. The trip typically takes nearly three hours, with vault restrooms available at Mill Creek Canyon and the Castle Valley Overlook.
Book Your Moab Vacation Rental Early
Moab has everything you need for a relaxing week away, including a blend of captivating indoor and outdoor thrills, delivering a wholesome and memorable vacation. Before setting off on your Beehive State getaway, look to Arches Vacation Rentals for your lodging needs. We have a robust collection of weekly Moab rentals in 14 neighborhoods, offering ample, high-end homes for your accommodation needs. All our properties have quality amenities, ensuring a cozy and functional lodging experience for you and yours. Contact us today to book your preferred Moab vacation rental and enjoy the beautiful Utah outback in matchless style and comfort.