Transportation of Moab 2011 News
Moab promotes the tagline, Where Adventure Begins. Many amenities are available for rent or hire in Moab Utah. In this Utah region of huge skies and long empty highways, few and far between, transportation is a much needed resource. Visitors arrive by rental car from surrounding gateways and airports. This page introduces greater details for transportation serving Moab.
Moab Utah has direct flights to the Canyonlands Airport (CNY) via Denver, Colorado. Ticketing can be completed with Frontier and United Airlines to reach Moab from beyond Denver. As of 2011, Enterprise Rental Car can be reserved for do-it-yourself transportation exploring the famed Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in the Moab region. Choose to explore the area with a guided tour and find many tour companies provide free hotel pickups at the appointed tour time.
Two hours to the east of Moab, is the Walker Airport in Grand Junction (GJT), Colorado. Airport transfers must be reserved in advance of arrival with a Moab shuttle service. For larger groups, Moab Luxury Coach, has added a 47 passenger motorcoach for 2011, which will be a fantastic - shuttle bus to airport - option available locally, reservations must be regarded in advance too.
Moab ground transportation serves not only the airports, but the AMTRAK whistle stop in Green River (GRI), Utah. The train is only $32 between Salt Lake City and Moab, $16 between Grand Junction and Moab, and $42 between Denver and Moab. Please advise the Moab shuttle company about the volume of outdoor gear or other supplies with which you will arrive.
These days flying has robust charges for baggage. Visitors and group planners could consider shipping companies to forward gear or supplies to your conference facilities or accommodations in Moab. For bicyclists, box up your bike, ship it by UPS to Uranium Bicycles where mechanics will unbox it, tune it up and have it ready for your arrival.
FEDEX is the global courier service to be accessed in Moab. Outlets for shipping UPS are located on Center Street at Nifty Fashions and on Main Street at the Canyonlands Copy Center. The Copy Center also provides FEDEX assistance.
Finally, Moab is a small town with big rewards. Bicycle rentals are recommended for local transit. Most of Moab is only a three mile commute at most. Besides the shuttle companies, Moab have the Adventure Cab and Moab Taxi to further serve local transportation needs.
For more info: http://www.moabutah.info