To help you make the most of your time in Moab, we've stacked up these sample itineraries to help you envision your vacation here, including ideas on where to stay, where to eat, and what to do - with alternate suggestions sprinkled throughout. Add more days, and keep stacking that adventure dagwood sandwich even higher!
As you plan your Moab vacation, you may be interested in seeing our "How to Get to Moab" suggestions here.
Sunrises and sunsets offer up the golden light that makes the red rocks of Moab glow like no other place on earth. It's quite the show, everyday. The trick is getting up early enough or staying out late enough to catch this golden light. Photographers make it happen, and so can you - even if you don't capture it with a camera of your own, you'll have an experience of your own that you'll treasure. The time of year obviously changes the timing of the sun rising and falling, so it can be an advantage to visit Moab in the shoulder seasons of Spring or Fall. An *asterisk below indicates locations that are a part of morning or evening guided tours you can book.
Best places to watch a sunrise or sunset:
While Moab excels in high adventure activities, it ain't so shabby at all when it comes to lower intensity options, perfect for smaller children and the fun adults watching after them. The list below shows you there are plenty of adventures to book that still accommodate children even younger than five years old. You will also see options that are completely free.
What to take, where to eat, where to stay, what to do, and a few little secrets on the side. Not unlike your own personal Jiminy Cricket, (minus the worries of the little guy getting smooshed) the Moab Insiders Guide will provide you with all the essentials for a perfect Moab experience.