Moab Valley Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Indoor pool
- Refrigerator in room
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First stop, breakfast! And the hotel did a pretty good job - DIY waffles, cereals, bagels, muffins, coffee, juices etc. Everyone managed to find something they liked.
Then time to head off to the park with plenty of warm gear - it was about -3 when we woke up and the top was supposed to be about 14.
Called in at the visitor centre for maps …
An early start from Price enabled us to reach the turn-off for Canyonlands National Park mid morning. This national park is Utah's largest NP and the section we viewed is located on a Mesa, thousands of feet above the surrounding valleys and canyons. It is referred to as the 'Island in the Sky' as one can drive to various view points over its 36 …
... for dinner this evening. We might even have a dip in the pool later. It's 3.30pm at the moment and the sun is still so strong that being in the pool would not be particularly cooling.
Um...looks like we will have a good sunset tonight....maybe we should try again for a good sunset pictures in the Arches National Park. Maybe not since we have to be up at 5.30am tomorrow.
Total miles in the car so far - 1,500 miles
Next morning we visited The Valley of the Gods starting just north of Mexican Hat where we turned left off Highway 163 onto a gravel road.(17 miles) This road took a general curve north and west to Highway 261. A sight seeing trip well worth the effort. Again, another big valley/plain edged by big cliffs, with some fantastic rock formations standing out. (Wikipedia "tall, red, isolated, mesas, buttes, and cliffs standing ...
... and remain alive to
write about it. This park is very busy and you really can’t get away from the
people. I keep thinking back to Bandelier State Park where we had the entire
cliff dwellings to ourselves. Ah well, it is summer and all the kids are off
school. So we plod through. At one point they do have a nice little hike that
takes you between these cliffs to one of the arches. We head in and find ...