Moab

The Beauty of Southeastern Utah

The following is a guest post from this week’s contributor, Nick Sullivan of Reuters. Nick shares his amazing time-lapse video of southeastern Utah with us below.   For first-time visitors to the desert Southwest, the Moab region in southeastern Utah is a truly breathtaking sight. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as Dead Horse State Park are all within a 30-mile radius from Moab and each offers surprisingly varied geological wonders and almost otherworldly vistas. For those who have seen the area, we know it can take multiple visits to take it all in…

Distinctive Lodging in Utah’s Parks

This is a guest post from Mitch Stevens, founder and lead guide of Southwest Discoveries. Based out of Tucson, Arizona, Southwest Discoveries offers multi-generational guided tours of the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Horseshoe Bend, the Tortolita Mountains, and more. Visit Southwest Discoveries for more information, and click here for Mitch’s original online post. As our readers know, we often spend a lot of time writing about the splendor and majesty we outdoor enthusiasts find when visiting and hiking the Utah parklands. However, an integral part of the trip – and often shortchanged when articles of the journeys are written…

The Best 7 Reasons to Visit Moab

Moab, Utah is one of my favorite destinations. By itself, it is a small community of only 5,000 residents; however, the town swells with tourists, anxious to see what Moab has to offer. This place is the ultimate playground for adults that crave adventure. There are so many reasons why this city amazes me, but here are my top 7 reasons:  The Scenery  Never before have I seen so much beauty in the desert. Moab and the surrounding area has red rock formations, wide open and blue skies, verdant valleys, the powerful Colorado River, and a rich cultural and…