Trip Overview

Explore the natural beauty of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in AdventureWomen style! Hike, raft down the Colorado River, try canyoneering and ziplining through stunning landscapes, all while enjoying comfortable ranch living to round out each active and adventurous day.

Moab is a city in eastern Utah, known for its stunning desert landscapes, outdoor recreation opportunities, and proximity to several national parks and monuments. It sits alongside the Colorado River, near the borders of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Moab is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts due to its incredible natural scenery and easy access to recreational areas.

Please note that this trip will be operated without an AdventureWomen ambassador.

Welcome to Moab!

Embark on an adventure-filled journey starting with your arrival in Grand Junction, Colorado. From there, you’ll enjoy a picturesque two-hour drive to Moab, Utah, where a delightful welcome dinner awaits you. Get to know your Utah-based guides and fellow AdventureWomen travelers joining you to explore Utah’s Moab region.

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Arches National Park with a full day of hiking amidst its stunning landscapes. In the evening, dine at your leisure in the charming town of Moab.

Embrace an exhilarating experience as you raft down the Colorado River, followed by a relaxing afternoon at the ranch. Later, get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling jeeping excursion on the “Hell’s Revenge” Trail and a scenic hike in Canyonlands National Park. Wrap up the day with a mesmerizing sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park.

Ready for heart-pounding adventures? Canyoneering and ziplining activities will provide you with unforgettable memories of the breathtaking landscape.

Conclude your trip with a memorable farewell dinner, taking with you cherished memories of an unforgettable journey filled with adventure, natural beauty, and camaraderie.

Main Attractions

  • Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park on scenic hikes through their diverse landscapes
  • Experience the thrill of rafting on the majestic Colorado River, surrounded by stunning canyon scenery
  • Indulge in the adrenaline-pumping activities of canyoneering and zip lining
  • Witness the mesmerizing sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park, offering panoramic vistas of the Colorado River and Canyonlands
  • Relax and unwind at the tranquil Moab Springs Ranch, taking in the beauty of the surroundings.

What You'll See and Do

  • Canyoneering
  • Hiking
  • Jeeping
  • National Parks
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Ziplining

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

Trip Itinerary

The AdventureWomen itineraries are subject to change depending on the chosen departure date. To view a specific departure itinerary, simply click on the "Browse Detailed Itinerary" button above and select your date.

Day 1

Arrive at Grand Junction Regional Airport and Transfer to Utah

Arrive at Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Colorado before 2 PM today.

From the airport, join your group at 2 PM for a scenic two-hour drive to Moab, Utah. Along the way, marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the Colorado River and the captivating red rock formations that line our route (if you’re unable to make the 2 PM departure time, private transfers are also available for purchase).

Upon arrival at Moab Springs Ranch, your home base for the duration of the trip, settle into your cozy accommodations. Join your group for a lively welcome dinner to kick off this unforgettable journey. Connect with your fellow travelers, share stories and discover the unique reasons each woman in your group is excited to explore Moab.


Overnight: Moab Springs Ranch

Day 2

Arches National Park

After enjoying an early breakfast at the ranch, embark on a day of exploration in the stunning Arches National Park. With over 2,000 natural stone arches, towering pinnacles, and colossal balanced rocks, this red rock paradise promises to mesmerize with its formations and sunsets. Our first adventure takes us along the Delicate Arch Trail, where you’ll encounter the iconic arch often seen on Utah license plates. Following this memorable hike, embark on several exhilarating stops and short hikes to marvel at numerous arches, including viewpoints such as the balanced rock viewpoint, courthouse wash panel trail showcasing ancient rock markings, the landscape arch trail in Devils Garden, Park Avenue, and Sand Dune Arch. Expect a full day immersed in the breathtaking beauty of the red rocks.

Take some time to relax and refresh at the ranch before heading out for a short drive into town. Tonight, dinner will be at your leisure, providing the perfect chance to explore the charms of Moab and discover its diverse dining scene.

Today’s Hike: 6-8 miles, approx. 4-5 hours, 538 ft max elevation gain

Breakfast, Boxed Lunch

Overnight: Moab Springs Ranch

Day 3

Colorado River

Get ready for an exciting rafting adventure! Today is all about navigating the breathtaking Colorado River. Kick the day off with a scenic drive along one of the most picturesque highways in the West before setting off on the exhilarating waters of the Colorado River. Experience the thrill of mild rapids and enjoy leisurely floats along calm stretches, giving you ample opportunity to soak in the scenery while drifting with your life jacket. Take a pause at a picturesque riverside ranch, where you can indulge in a hearty BBQ lunch.

Return to the ranch for a delightful evening, complete with a delicious dinner. Take advantage of the ranch amenities by cooling off in the pool or hot tub, relaxing in a hammock by the springs, or engaging in some friendly games on the lawn.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Moab Springs Ranch

Day 4

“Hell’s Revenge” Trail

The excitement continues today with one of Moab’s signature activities: jeeping! Brace yourself for an adrenaline-pumping adventure as you conquer Moab’s renowned red rock fins on the thrilling “Hell’s Revenge” trail. Navigate through rugged rock canyons, soaking in the area’s fascinating geology and rich history. Pause at scenic overlooks to marvel at panoramic views of the Colorado River and Arches National Park. Capture the stunning surroundings with your camera. Jeeping is the ultimate way to experience Moab’s unique backcountry in style.

Return to the Ranch to quickly freshen up and continue your outdoor exploration with a journey to Canyonlands National Park. Your first hike leads you along the famous Mesa Arch Trail, offering breathtaking views of the La Sal Mountains from the edge of a cliff. Next, venture to the Grand View Point overlook, treating yourself to a mesmerizing 360-degree panorama showcasing the remarkable sculpting of the park by the river. To conclude your hiking expedition, explore the Murphy Point Trail, immersing yourself in additional scenic viewpoints. Refuel with a picnic lunch amidst the natural splendor.

As the day draws to a close, prepare to be enchanted by a spectacular sunset at Dead Horse Point State Park. Learn the art of capturing stunning photos against the backdrop of the park’s breathtaking rock formations and silhouettes. Next, enjoy dinner in town as a group.

Today’s Hike: 6 miles, approx. 4 hours, 142 ft max elevation gain

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Moab Springs Ranch

Day 5

Canyoneering and Ziplining

Prepare for a thrilling lineup of adventures! The group will split into two, with one half embarking on an exhilarating canyoneering excursion, while the other half takes on the adrenaline-pumping challenge of ziplining.

For those who start the day with the canyoneering adventure, prepare for a 2.5 miles scenic hike through sandstone terrain, leading you to the majestic Longbow Arch. This daring journey involves steep climbs and four rappels ranging from 15 to 80 feet, offering an unforgettable descent into the breathtaking canyons below. Along the way, you’ll encounter ancient petroglyphs left by the Ancestral Puebloans and even have the chance to witness fossilized dinosaur tracks.

Meanwhile, the zipline adventure kicks off with an exciting 4×4 ride to the cliff tops overlooking Moab. From that point, glide over the landscape to reach a 100-foot suspension bridge spanning the gap between two sandstone fins. As you zip across six exhilarating zip lines over 0.5 miles, you’ll be treated to sweeping views of the iconic La Sal Mountains and the meandering Colorado River.

Regroup in town for a well-deserved lunch before swapping out for your second adventure!

Enjoy a farewell dinner with your new AdventureWomen friends. Reflect on the cherished memories you’ve created and celebrate the conclusion of an amazing journey through this truly remarkable country.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Overnight: Moab Springs Ranch

Day 6

Depart from Grand Junction Airport

After breakfast at the ranch, it’s time to make your way back to Grand Junction Airport (GJT) for your return flight home. Ensure that you schedule a flight with a departure time after 1 PM to allow ample time for travel and airport procedures.


Please note: AdventureWomen will attempt to adhere to the itinerary as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, and cultural) may necessitate changes in the itinerary. AdventureWomen reserves the right to alter any itinerary at any time, if necessary. We will attempt to notify participants of changes as far in advance as possible. Costs incurred by such changes will be the responsibility of the participants. 

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

Traveling to Utah

Arrival and Departure Information

June 22, 2025 Departure:

Arrive: Arrive at Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Colorado on June 22, 2025 before 2 PM today. From the airport, join your group at 2 PM for a scenic two-hour drive to Moab, Utah

Depart: Depart from Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Colorado on June 27, 2025. Ensure that you schedule a flight with a departure time after 1 PM to allow ample time for ground transfer and airport procedures.

We are happy to help you make your flight and travel arrangements. If you’d like to do anything prior to or following the AdventureWomen trip, we’d be delighted to help you arrange any trip extensions you’re interested in.

Note: The recent trend in travel is for travelers to finalize their plans much closer to departure time than was customary in the past. While we try to be as flexible as possible booking last-minute registrants, we must release hotel rooms two to three months prior to departure! Please keep this in mind when making your travel plans.

Preparation and Packing  

Please use the following guides as a reference when preparing for your adventure. We also encourage you to adapt the guides to your travel style as well as the destination’s forecasted weather.  


Gratuities are a personal decision and are at your own discretion based on your level of satisfaction with the service provided. Gratuities are dependent upon the number of guests on your departure, and they vary greatly from trip to trip. As a general reference, AdventureWomen suggests you plan for $150-$200 (or more) worth of gratuities for this adventure. Specific tipping recommendations for your trip will be provided to you closer to your departure date and may fluctuate due to inflation, exchange rates, and the number of travelers on your trip. 

Activity Level

We rate this trip as High Energy. Our High Energy adventures are designed for women who enjoy a physical challenge and crave being on the go! You should be prepared for itineraries that include (but are not limited to): a full day of biking on rolling terrain, hiking 5-8 miles on moderate to steep trails, being active at high altitudes, or skiing. Please note that this is a general description of what you might encounter; for specific details about your trip, please consult the itinerary.

We recommend training before your trip (with your doctor’s permission) to make the most of your adventure. With this itinerary in mind, we have a partnership with Trailblazer Wellness, a woman-owned, women-run company that will design an individualized fitness plan just for you! Best of all, AdventureWomen guests get a 10% discount with the code AVW. Learn more on the Trailblazer Wellness website.

How to Register

Call the AdventureWomen office at (800) 804-8686 to determine space availability and register for this trip. We can complete your registration, including taking your credit card deposit over the phone.

If you prefer, you can register online by clicking “Sign Up for this Trip” on the trip page.

Please be sure to read the AdventureWomen policies before registering!

Forms and Final Payment

The deposit for this trip is $800. You can transfer your deposit to another trip with no additional fee if you notify us within 120 days of the original trip departure date. We can hold your deposit for up to six months as a credit. Failure to book a new trip within this timeframe will result in the forfeiture of your deposit.

Once you book, you will need to fill out and return to AdventureWomen:

  • Information Form
  • Booking Conditions Form
  • Copy of Flight Information
  • Supplemental Health and Safety Form

Final payment is due to AdventureWomen in a cash form (check, money order, or wire transfer). A maximum of $1,500 per person can be put on a credit card, which includes your deposit.

June 22, 2025 Departure Final Payment Due Date: March 24, 2025

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686

What's Included


  • Accommodations as per itinerary based on single occupancy
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • All ground transportation
  • One group transfer on arrival and departure
  • Ample snacks throughout the trip
  • Drinking water to refill personal bottles
  • Activities as indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional guides

Not Included

  • Airfare to and from Colorado
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Optional activities
  • Alcoholic beverages (unless otherwise specified)
  • Fees for travel insurance
  • Cost of hospitalization or evacuation
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686


Moab Springs Ranch
The Moab Springs Ranch sits at an ideal spot, nestled on the northern edge of town, mere steps away from the stunning sights of the Colorado River, and Arches National Park. Within a short distance lies the vibrant hub of central downtown Moab, teeming with restaurants, shops, and essential services. A secure, paved bike path seamlessly links the Ranch to the heart of town, while an extensive network of road and mountain bike trails invites adventurers in every direction. Step out the back door, and you're greeted by the untouched expanse of the Slickrock Mesa wilderness. At Moab Springs Ranch, you're not merely near the landscape – you're immersed in its beauty and grandeur!


Amenities: complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, flatscreen TV, electric kettle, coffee / tea maker, refrigerator, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi


Please note that all amenities were current when written and are subject to change at any time.

If you're curious about this trip, we would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Call us ~ 1.800.804.8686