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==Get around==
Moab's Main Street is part of US Route 191. Traveling north on Main will get you to [[Arches National Park]], Canyonland Field Airport, and Interstate 70. To get to [[Dead Horse Point State Park]] and [[Canyonlands National Park]], by backcountry dirt toad road use Utah State Route 279, which intersects US-191 near the entrance to Arches National Park. To access Canyonlands and Dead Horse Point by pavement continue farther north on Hwy 191 to Utah State Route 313.
==See==
==Do==
'''===River Rafting''' rafting===
Moab lies along the Colorado River and offers excellent opportunities to get out on the river. The most popular option is a one day trip on the Fisher Towers section. Also know as the "Moab daily" this 14 mile stretch of river is perfect for families with children or anyone wishing to escape the heat. Slashy and fun this is a wonderful way to take in the beauty of Moab from a different perspective.
 
[[Image:Birthing Rock Moab Utah.JPG|thumb|200px|Located just west of town, the Birthing Rock petroglyph depicts a rare breach birth (center left). ]]
*<do name="Moab Rafting and Canoe Company" alt ="" address="805 N. Main St.; Moab, UT 84532" directions="" phone="(435)259-7238" url="http://www.moab-rafting.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Moab Rafting and Canoe Company is an owner-operated business offering rafting and canoe trips around the Colorado Plateau and Utah’s Canyon Country. Daily whitewater rafting trips run on the Colorado River. Guided and self-guided options include the San Juan, Green River and Colorado river. Shuttle service is available along with boat and gear rentals.</do>
*<do name="Tex's Riverways" alt="" address="691 North 500 West" directions="" phone="(435) 259-5101" url="http://www.texsriverways.com/index.cfm" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Since 1958, Tex’s Riverways has provided professional canoe and kayak outfitting services to groups of all sizes traveling on the Colorado and Green Rivers near Moab, Utah. Backed by a solid reputation, our family owned and operated business emphasizes the ethical treatment of a pristine landscape and offers an unmatched degree of personal experience on the Colorado River, the Green River, and in the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park. </do>
* <do name="Moab Rafting and Canoe Company" alt ="" address="805 N. Main St" directions="" phone="+1-435-259-7238" url="http://www.moab-rafting.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Moab Rafting and Canoe Company is an owner-operated business offering rafting and canoe trips around the Colorado Plateau and Utah’s Canyon Country. Daily whitewater rafting trips run on the Colorado River. Guided and self-guided options include the San Juan, Green River and Colorado river. Shuttle service is available along with boat and gear rentals.</do> *<do name="NAVTEC Expeditions" alt ="" address="321 N. Main St" directions="" phone="+1-435-259-7983" url="http://navtec.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">NAVTEC Expeditions is an established Colorado River Rafting and National Park back-country outfitter. Rafting trips include the Fisher Towers, Westwater Canyon, and Cataract Canyon. 4x4 and hiking tours to Canyonlands Island in the Sky, Needles, Maze, and Arches National Park. Canyoneering trips to the Robbers Roost, Blue John, and High Spur slot canyon. Trip lengths vary from half-day to multi-day. Raft rentals and all the required gear are available for do it yourself river trips.</do> * <do name="Red River Adventures [" alt="" address="1140 S. Main St" directions="" phone="+1-435-259-4046" email="" fax="" url="http://www.redriveradventures.com] typically include " hours="" price="">Red River Adventures is a lunch ten year old company that is Moab's only adventure company permitted to guide rafting, canyoneering and rock climbing and run from 8:30 to 3 leaving plenty of time to do something does so in the eveninghouse.</do>
* Colorado River and Trail Expeditions [<do name="Tex's Riverways" alt="" address="691 North 500 West" directions="" phone="+1-435-259-5101" url="http://www.crateinctexsriverways.com/cat/pageindex.php?pagecfm" hours="" price="" lat="" long=cataractcanyon] offers rafting trips ranging from 1 day "">Since 1958, Tex’s Riverways has provided professional canoe and kayak outfitting services to 7 daysgroups of all sizes traveling on the Colorado and Green Rivers. Their most famous expedition is their This family-owned and operated business emphasizes the ethical treatment of a pristine landscape and offers an unmatched degree of personal experience on the Colorado River, the Green River, and in the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park Rafting.</Hiking Tour.do>
* '''Invert Sports''', 888-205-7119. [http://www.invertsports.com/colorado-river] Enjoy the lakes, rivers, and reservoirs around Moab with luxury vacation rentals and guided watercraft tours including; boats, jet skis, waverunners, houseboats, stand up paddle boards, wakeboards, water skis, other water toys, water sport lessons, and private tours.
'''===Jeeping'''===
Moab is home to the Semi-Annual Jeep Safari, which can give you some wild rides with difficult obstacles. Go 4-wheeling on the trails that stretch just outside the city. Many trails are a less than a few miles away, while some may take a short while to find and can be tricky. Trails rank from easy to difficult.
* '''<do name="Cliffhanger Jeep Rentals" alt="" address="1551 North Hwy. 191" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></do>  * <do name="Farabee Jeep Rentals'''" alt="" address="401 North Main" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Offers Full or half day Jeep rentals for 4X4 adventures or spectacular sightseeing. 401 North MainMoab, UT 84532</do>
* '''<do name="Slickrock Jeep Rentals'''" alt="" address="900 South Hwy. 191 Moab, Utah 84532" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></do>
* '''Cliffhanger Jeep Rentals'''1551 North Hwy. 191 Moab Utah 84532===Other things to do===
'''Other Things to Do'''*<do name="Canyonlands Field Institute" alt="" address="1320 South Highway 191 " directions="" phone="800-860-5262" url="http://canyonlandsfieldinst.org" hours="9-4:30" price="" lat="" long="">Canyonlands Field Institute is an educational nonprofit specializing in informative adventures on the Colorado Plateau. They have day tours of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks as well as rafting or floating adventures on the Green, San Juan, Dolores, and Colorado rivers. Your Ed-Venture with CFI helps support and underwrite their school and youth programs.</do>
*<do name="Canyonlands Field Institute" alt="" address="PO Box 68; Moab, UT 84532 " directions="" phone="800-860-5262" url="http://canyonlandsfieldinst.org" hours="9-4:30" price="" lat="" long="">Canyonlands Field Institute is an educational nonprofit specializing in informative adventures on the Colorado Plateau in and around Moab, UT. We have day tours of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks as well as rafting or floating adventures on the Green, San Juan, Dolores, and Colorado rivers. Your Ed-Venture with CFI helps support and underwrite our school and youth programs.</do>
*<do name="Skydive Canyonlands" alt="" address="Terminal 1 Canyonlands Field Airport, Hwy 191N" directions="" phone="+1-435-719-3483" url="http://www.goskydivemoab.com" hours="Sunrise - Sunset" price="$200" lat="" long="">Skydive Canyonlands is owned and operated by Paul Gray, a USPA Certified instructor with over 10,000 jumps – all dedicated to the perfection of the sport and the safe enjoyment of skydiving. Most recently, Paul helped introduce the sport of skydiving in New Zealand, and brings a wealth of added knowledge to the sport as an FAA licensed pilot. The company offers dives among the most picturesque vistas in North America, with views of the Merrimac and Monitor rock formations, Dead Horse Point, the Colorado River, and the world-famous buttes of Arches National Park.</do>
* <eat name="The Center Cafe" alt="not cheap but excellent food" address="60 North 100 West" directions="" phone="435-259-4295" email="" fax="" url="http://www.centercafemoab.com/" hours="" price=""></eat>
 * <eat name="Pasta Jay's" alt="Order the Tortellone Alfredo or the Chicken Pesto Tortellone" address="4 South Main St. Moab Utah 84532" directions="" phone="435-259-2900" email="" fax="" url="http://www.pastajays.com/moab/" hours="" price=""></eat> * <eat name="La Hacienda" alt="Great Mexican Food" address="574 N Main St Moab, UT 84532" directions="" phone="435-259-6319" email="" fax=""" hours="" price=""></eat>
==Drink==
*<sleep name="Aarchway Inn" alt="" address="1551 North Highway 191" directions="" phone="800-341-9359 " url="http://www.aarchwayinn.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""> Aarchway Inn is a 97-room Moab lodging facility nestled between the picturesque red rock cliffs and buttes of the Colorado River. Is two miles from Arches National Park and 30 minutes from Dead Horse Point and Canyonlands National Park. Premium Moab lodging located less than one mile from Moab's finest restaurants, with guest shuttle service. Serves a complimentary hot breakfast and offer indoor secure storage for bicycles.</sleep>
* '''Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn''', 16 S Main Street, ''+1 435'' 259-5167, Fax: ''+1 435'' 259-2301, [http://bookwww.bestwesterncanyonlandsinn.com/bestwestern/productInfo]. Located in the heart of downtown Moab within walking distance of local restaurants and shops. Newly remodeled rooms and suites.do?propertyCode=45067] Amenities include a pool, hot tub and secure bike storage.
* '''Best Western Greenwell Inn''', 105 S Main Street, ''+1 435'' 259-6151, Fax: ''+1 435'' 259-4397, [http://www.bestwesternmoab.com].
*<sleep name="Cali Cochitta Bed & Breakfast" alt="" address="110 South 200 East" directions="" phone="435-259-4961" url="http://www.moabdreaminn.com" checkin="4-6pm" checkout="10am" price="$85-$165" lat="" long="">This B&B is a renovated late 1800's home located in a quiet neighborhood that is within walking distance of local shops and restaurants. The rooms are comfortable, clean and relaxing and offer a blend of vintage and new furnishings which add warmth and personality. The grounds offer lots of trees, furniture, herb and rose gardens. Wonderful homemade upscale breakfast is included in the room rate. Other amenities include hammocks and a hot tub.</sleep>
* [[Dead Horse Point State Park]]
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