Articles Tagged ‘moab’

10 Reasons to Visit Moab

10 Reasons to Visit Moab May 31, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are tons of reasons to visit Moab, the desert mecca for mountain bikers, hikers, photographers, and general red rock enthusiasts. From the national parks to the miles of trails to the famous river rapids to the good restaurants in the bustling downtown, Moab offers up a passel of delights. Here...

Easter Jeep Safari coming to Moab

Easter Jeep Safari coming to Moab April 6, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Save the dates: April 16-24 once again brings the monster-big, monster-popular Easter Jeep Safari to the slickrock lands around Moab, UT. image: EXTREMEPODS.COM/Flickr What: Jeeps (or any type of off-road trucks) with their crazy big monster tires crawl over slickrock routes throughout the canyon country...

New: Fly Directly from Las Vegas to Moab

New: Fly Directly from Las Vegas to Moab April 4, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re planning a trip to the slickrock bike trail haven of Moab or nearby Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park, you are so in luck! Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd., just rolled out service between Las Vegas (generally the cheapest bet for flights to the Southwest) and Moab’s...

Thunder Thighs Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Near Moab

Thunder Thighs Dinosaur Fossil Discovered Near Moab February 24, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Apparently, having thunder thighs might not be all that bad. Not, that is, if you were a dinosaur that needed to charge across the landscape in a New York minute, propelled by your massive thighs, or deliver a lethal kick to opponents or prey. The recent Brontomerus mcintoshi discovery lends yet more...

Save the Date: Skinny Tire Festival Mar. 12-15

Save the Date: Skinny Tire Festival Mar. 12-15 February 15, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Moab may be known for its mountain biking, but if you’re into road bikes (skinny tires) you can enjoy just as much beauty while you get a workout. And if you’re a serious cyclist, check out the Skinny Tire Festival happening next month, when this road cycling tour kicks off the 2011 year. Cruising...

Vipassana, the Musical — Moab

Vipassana, the Musical — Moab January 20, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Save the dates. If you’ll be in Moab in early February, head to the Moab Community Theater and check out their “funny, sad, provocative and unpredictable…high-energy play”: Vipassana, the Musical. What is Vipassana, you ask? It’s a form of silent meditation meant to wipe...

12 Fun Facts About Moab

12 Fun Facts About Moab December 11, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Moab has very interesting things in its long history. Yes, long. And some downright weird stuff. All in all, I discovered some very intriguing facts about this little desert town. Chew on these: 1. Interesting fact: The name Moab comes from an ancient Biblical kingdom. The residents were called Moabites....

Moab Art Walk This Saturday

Moab Art Walk This Saturday December 9, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Stroll downtown Moab and check out the local art offerings during Art Walk. From 6-9pm this Saturday, December 11th, local galleries, shops, and cafes have special exhibitions as they throw open their doors during this convivial welcome to browsers. This is the last Art Walk until March 2011. Soak in...

Christmas Tree Lighting in Moab

Christmas Tree Lighting in Moab November 30, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting event happens this Friday at 5pm. Where: Grand County Courthouse (125 East Center St.), Moab, Utah. When: 5pm Here are some dinner options for afterward. Just strolling around Moab’s little walking downtown can be fun in itself. Stay in town for the super cool...

Moab Folk Festival November 5-7

Moab Folk Festival November 5-7 November 1, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
The Moab Folk Festival is happening this weekend, November 5-7. A sweet lineup of tuneful crooners and pickers is scheduled, along with workshops and the chance to attend a live recording. Performers include Po’Girl, Patty Larkin, Loudon Wainwright III, Peter Mulvey, Elephant Revival, and more.┬áThe...