Travel to Moab

Travel Directions for all Moab Area Tours

From Salt Lake City, UT

  • Delta, United, Frontier, Southwest, Alaska, Boutique, American, JetBlue all have flights into SLC. You will need to rent a car to get to Moab. It is a 4 hour drive
  • Rent a Car in SLC: Drive time is about 4 hours. If renting a car please know that you will want to return it back to Salt Lake City to avoid exorbitant drop off fees. All major rental car companies have a presence at SLC.

From Grand Junction, CO

Fly direct to Moab

  • Beginning January 1, 2018, the Moab Airport will be under renovation and closed. Beginning sometime mid-spring, possibly around May 1, Skywest Airlines, is scheduled to begin daily flights to Moab out of Denver. They will code-share with United.
  • Canyonlands Field (CNY) is 17 miles north of Moab on Hwy 191.
  • You can rent a car through Enterprise, (970) 242-8103. Airport pickup must be arranged for in advance.

Ground transport options in Moab:

  • Currently, there may be no taxi services available in Moab. We looked but could not find any that answered their phone. The situation may change as the 2018 season progresses: it has been known to be rather "fluid."
  • The local tourism bureau maintains an exhaustive list of all ground transport options in Moab, including off-road jeep rentals.
  • Ride Share Services may be available in very limited supply on certain busy weeks, though more often, they are not.

Moab Lodging: our handpicked recommendations

Moderately Priced

  • Red Stone Inn (800) 772-1972: Bike friendly hotel. Bikes can be brought into rooms! Reasonable rates for rooms with kitchenettes, a microwave, and a coffee maker.
  • Big Horn Lodge (800) 325-6171: Has new furnishings and is also very bike friendly.

More expensive, the "Best" Hotels

Resorts or Ranches

  • Sorrel River Ranch Resort (877) 359-2715: Luxury accommodations on the Colorado River, 22 miles from Moab.
  • Red Cliffs Lodge (866) 812-2002: Located on banks of the Colorado River, 19 miles from Moab. This western style lodge caters to the adventure traveler.

Bed and Breakfast

  • Sunflower Hill B&B (800) 662-2786: Moab's finest. Ask for a room in the Garden Cottage. Very private, hot tub, gardens, American and European antiques, and lots of charm.
  • Cali Cochitta B&B (435) 259-4961: Quaint home with hot tub, beautiful rooms, antique furnishings, and a superb breakfast chef.

Nightly Condo Rentals/Lodging Resources


  • Up the Creek Campground (435) 260-1888: Beautiful, quiet & shaded walk-in campground with showers near downtown Moab.
Front Entrance toThe Gonzo Inn in Moab UT
The Gonzo Inn
The Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge sits on the banks of the Colorado River 14 miles upstream from Moab UT
Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge
The Sunflower Inn bed and breakfast in Moab UT
The Sunflower Inn

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