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Arches and Canyonlands National Park: In-App Audio Guides

1. Arches and Canyonlands National Park: In-App Audio Guides

Discover Arches and Canyonlands National Parks with interactive guides on your phone. Admire stunning vistas, rock formations, and scenic hiking trails with an app developed by local guides, curated by creative writers, and narrated by professional voice artists. Arches National Park Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your audio guide and map all in one. Begin with an adventure into Arches National Park, starting at the visitor center. As you set out, pass the towering formation of the Three Penguins and the geological Moab Fault, offering a fantastic hiking trail. See the iconic Three Gossips and the towering series of formations that form the Courthouse Towers and Sheep Rock. Witness the strangely beautiful petrified dunes while learning about the native Paiute and their legends. Reach the famous Balanced Rock formation, followed quickly by the two most popular stops: the Windows Arches and Double Arch. You’ll make your way to Delicate Arch, the unrivaled highlight of this park. You can also check out the historic Wolfe Ranch and some ancient tribal petroglyphs. Your journey continues through the unique Salt Valley and to stunning formations like the Fiery Furnace, Sand Dune Arch, Arches Forest, Skyline Arch, and Tapestry Arch. Finally, make your way to the farthest point in the park: the Devil’s Garden. Here, you’ll get to visit the famous Landscape Arch. Canyonlands National Park Next, explore Canyonlands National Park, starting at the Moab Giants museum near the park’s east entrance. Head west into the deep red of the desert, where you’ll find the striking formations of Merrimack and Monitor. Then you’ll arrive at your first major viewpoint: Big Mesa Viewpoint. As you head toward the famous backcountry trail of White Rim Road, learn all about the invisible life which thrives in this seemingly desolate desert. Then, on your way to Basin Overlook, offering great views of the Colorado River, you’ll get the scoop on the uranium king of Canyonland. Next up is Dead Horse State Park, home to a legend spooky enough to suit its name. You’ll then enter the national park itself, where the Island in the Sky Visitor Center will be waiting in case you need a break. Visit Upheaval Dome, the formation of which has stumped geologists for decades. Catch the sunset at one of the nearby overlooks. Finally, you’ll arrive at the immensely popular Grand View Point, where your guide concludes.

From Moab: Arches National Park Private Sunrise Hiking Tour

2. From Moab: Arches National Park Private Sunrise Hiking Tour

Discover the Arches National Park on a private guided hike at sunrise. Start with pickup from Moab and, together with your guide, plan the perfect itinerary for your group before you arrive. Bypass the timed reservation system and start to explore this unique geological setting. Just before sunrise, your guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Moab. Based on your fitness levels, energy levels, and the things you want to see at the national park, they will help put together a program that ticks all the boxes for your group. Bypassing the timed reservation system, enter the park before both the crowds and heat arrive. The hikes can range in distance between 1 mile and 6 miles, either one large hike or several smaller ones with breaks and roadside intermissions. Landmarks include: Delicate Arch Landscape Arch Double Arch Tower Arch North Window South Window Turret Arch The Balanced Rock Park Avenue The 3 Gossips Skyline Arch Sand Dune Arch Broken Arch Panorama Point Garden Of Eden Area Your guide will take you to as many of these sights as possible in the time allotted. Most groups see around 80% of these landmarks and hike roughly 3 miles. Your guide is a local naturalist and knows a lot about the local ecology, geology, and history of the area. Discover why Southeast Utah is so unique and learn about the people that made the Arches National Park what it is today.

Arches National Park: Driving Tour with Audio Guide

3. Arches National Park: Driving Tour with Audio Guide

Discover the surreal beauty of Arches National park in the comfort of your own vehicle and with the flexibility of your own schedule. Embark on a self-guided driving tour with an audio guide, and spend the day exploring the arches. Arches National Park is home to the highest concentration of natural stone arches in the world. Join this tour and learn about the history and geology of this park, while you visit its most famous sites. On your route, you'll see numerous arches, including Delicate Arch, Landscape Arch, and Double O Arch. Hike along Delicate Arch Trail and enjoy sweeping views from Panorama Point. Discover the Garden of Eden, where you'll encounter miniature arches, and see other arches that are still forming.

Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks Self-Driving Bundle Tour

4. Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks Self-Driving Bundle Tour

Discover Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks on a self-guided, self-driving tour. Learn about the history of the park and enjoy countless panoramic views of stunning scenary. Begin at the Springdale Visitor Center. As you drive, you’ll hear the history of the park, how it got its unusual name, then stop by a vista from which the impressive Altar of Sacrifice, Sundial, and West Temple are all clearly visible. Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app that will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. After that, drive past the towering Sentinel and hear how a tremendous earthquake totally transformed this mountain. At the next viewpoint, you’ll see the Patriarchs, a trio of mountains so gorgeous that people used to think pictures of them just had to be fake. Continue past sparkling waterfalls with emerald pools at their base. Then you’ll see Angel’s Landing, a precarious, death-defying hike famous both for its staggering views and for the danger involved in getting to them. Up next is Weeping Rock, a cliff face that constantly “weeps” and gives life to a little oasis at its base. Then it’s on to The Narrows, a one-of-a-kind river hike that’s perfect for photo ops. Travel along the Riverwalk and hear about the ancient petroglyphs left behind by the people who once called this area home. When you head next through the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel, you’ll get the full story of the conflict between the Mormons and the Paiute tribe. After you pass the totally strange Checkerboard Mesa, you’ll arrive at the East Entrance Ranger Station, where your tour will conclude. Your journey through Bryce Canyon begins at the park’s entrance and continues on to Fairyland Point, a lovely overlook offering your first glimpse at the kind of beauty that’s in store. Next, pause at Sunrise Point and get your first look at the mysterious hoodoos which make this park famous. After that, of course, is Sunset Point, the perfect sister to Sunrise Point. As you continue on toward Inspiration Point, you’ll uncover how this astonishing landscape formed in the first place. Then revisit the story of the first Mormon pioneers who arrived here and declared this place their new home. After that, you’ll visit Swamp Canyon Overlook, which hides some seriously stunning views behind its modest name. Get the facts about the connection Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid have with this park before visiting a natural arch. Then it’s on to a couple of canyons guaranteed to take your breath away with their sweeping views and lush interiors, plus a mythical tale of malevolent water spirits which the Paiute once believed occupied these rivers. The final landmark on the tour is the beautiful Rainbow Point.

Moab: La Sal Mountain Loop Scenic Self-Driving App Tour

5. Moab: La Sal Mountain Loop Scenic Self-Driving App Tour

Discover the La Sal Mountains and Manti-La Sal National Forest on a self-guided audio driving tour. See the 2,000-year-old Courthouse Wash Pictograph and head to the Brumley Arch Trailhead for a nature hike. Experience a place with quiet solitude, remote trails, and scenic vistas. To get started on your self-guided adventure, hop in your own car, then start the app-based audio guide on your mobile device before hitting the road (download instructions received after booking). This scenic drive will take you along winding roads to dramatic overlooks and verdant valleys stopping at overlooks, museums, and hiking trails along the way. Visit a total of 13 stops: • Ken’s Lake• Brumley Arch Trailhead• Oowah Lake• Warner Lake• Castle Valley Overlook• Bull Canyon Overlook• Castleton Towers• Parriott Mesa• Fisher Towers• Moab Museum of Film & Western Heritage• Salt Wash• Take Out Beach• Courthouse Wash Pictograph

Utah: Private 2-Day Arches & Canyonlands National Park Tour

6. Utah: Private 2-Day Arches & Canyonlands National Park Tour

Spend two glorious days exploring the major attractions of the Arches and Canyonlands National Park, two must-sees for anyone visiting Utah. With your pre-booked accommodation and the expertise of your local guide, this 2-day adventure will be a convenient and memorable outing for you and your group. On the first day of your tour, become acquainted with the splendour of Arches National park, a rugged scenic landscape boasting unique red rock formations. Arches National Park claims over 2,000 arches, the largest concentration of natural arches in the world. Get to enjoy a 28.9 km winding drive through the parks beautiful vistas. Stop at many of the overlooks and roadside stops for those wanting a relaxed experience. There are also easy to moderate hiking trails for those who like to explore. On day two, visit the stunning Canyonlands National Park and marvel at the towering cliffs and deep canyons. Take short walks to overlooks and drive along the scenic roadway so you can see much of the park. Feel free to choose an optional short, moderate hike that leads to Mesa Arch, an unassuming arch whose fame is not for its size but it's placement as it clings to the cliff edge and picture frames an expanse that can be seen for 30 miles. Spend your evenings enjoying the desert in an intimate way as you discover remote canyons, seek out prehistoric dinosaur tracks, visit ancient rock art panels, watch the sunset from a clifftop overlook, or see the stars in a certified dark sky park.

Canyonlands National Park: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

7. Canyonlands National Park: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

Explore the dramatic landscapes of the Canyonlands National Park on a self-guided audio driving tour. Learn facinating information about the park and uncover 6 trails like the Aztec Butte Trail.  Download the app to your phone while connected to the internet and save your data while driving with an offline tour map. Find sights easily with the included GPS feature. Gain insight into the sights with the engaging audio content.  Have the freedom to pause and resume your tour. Craft your own adventure with a self-guided tour. Go thorugh the park’s Island of the Sky District, a marvel of geology and scenic views that stretch on for hundreds of miles. Uncover the mystery of the Upheaval Dome geological formation. Take in stunning views from the park's Mesa Arch. Stop by Island in the Sky Visitor Center to learn more about the park.

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What people are saying about Moab

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 28 reviews

This was an informative tour that gave us insight about where to stop ahead of time for the great views. Made our drive through Arches National Park very enjoyable and we learned a few things too. Highly recommend!

it takes you to all interesting viewpoints so you don‘t miss anything, plus it has good descriptions and explanations.

Easy to use and follow at your pace.....well worth it and big savings of time and money.....

Very helpful tour and gives a lot of information especially if you are new to the area.

Great information on an app that’s easy to download and operate.