Anyone looking for a great year round holiday destination in the United States may like to stay at Moab in the state of Utah. There are many fun and interesting things to do and see in this fabulous city. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, condos, cabins, B&Bs and campgrounds.
Holidaymakers staying in Moab will find so much to do during all seasons of the year. This is a very scenic area with trails for visitors to explore by hiking, cycling or horse riding. The winter months offer some skiing and snowboarding in the Mount Tomasaki and Gold Basin areas as well as sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Golf fans can enjoy a round or two at the 18-hole Moab Golf Course. The lakes and rivers offer some excellent fishing as well as swimming and white water rafting. Other popular activities here include mountain biking, climbing, tennis and paragliding. Moab has many fabulous bars and restaurants offering a wide choice of dishes. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food, drink and other provisions from stores and markets within the city.
As well as all the sports and activities, holidaymakers can do a lot of sightseeing in Moab too with many interesting places in the city. The Arches National Park is a must see place with over 2,000 natural stone arches as well as pinnacles, fins and giant balanced rocks. On a similar theme, tourists may also want to see the amazing ancient Anasazi rock art panels that can be found in the national parks here. Another interesting place to visit is the Museum of Moab, which gives visitors an insight into the history of the area. Wine buffs might want to take a tour of the Spanish Valley Vineyards and Winery just outside Moab.
Utah can experience great variations in temperature with cold winters and hot summers. The warmest month of the year is July with average highs of 92 degrees Fahrenheit. January is the coldest month with average highs of 36 and lows of 19 degrees Fahrenheit. This area can also see significant snowfall in the winter months with as much as 15 inches on average in January. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed through the rest of the year with about 2.1 inches on average in April.
Canyonlands Field (CNY) is located 18 miles from Moab and has flights to and from Denver (DEN) with Great Lakes Airlines. Visitors can fly to Denver International Airport (DEN) and get a connecting flight to Canyonlands Field from many domestic and international airports. These include Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others. Several companies offer a shuttle service between Canyonlands Field and Moab.