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Beautiful road out of Moab to I70

Every time we are headed to Moab, we take this relaxing, pretty trip along the Colorado River. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue Ann H
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Morrison, Colorado
Gorgeous drive

Views from this drive are definitely worth the trip. So much to see and do along this drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tandmgroup
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Every time we are headed to Moab, we take this relaxing, pretty trip along the Colorado River. We had been in Canyon Country for some days and were headed home to Colorado. There is never much traffic here and it is a relaxing stroll along...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Views from this drive are definitely worth the trip. So much to see and do along this drive. Camping along multiple areas as are also places to hike, watch people practicing rock climbing in the Big Bend area. Meanders back and forth following the river...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Recommend to anyone who drives from Denver to Arches National Park take this Byway. Views are spectacular. It is like the Arches National Park itself, you can see some arches in the distance.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This scenic byway is really beautiful. The rock formations, the narrow canyons, the lighting, and the river all make for ooh's and aah's around every corner.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

We traveled from Grand Junction CO to Moab area (Red Cliffs Lodge) via I-70 - exited onto Rt 128 -- we are flatlanders from southern NJ so this entire driving experience was an eye-opener -- the best was yet to come. It doesn't come anymore...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve_7153
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Getting on route 128 is a snap. it intersects interstate191 just below Arches. We have been to Moab several times, always take this drive. The route parallels the Colorado River- you get to accompany the river as it cuts through the red rock. On this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mpm0024
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This route along the Colorado River skirts through a beautiful part of Utah...high red rock cliffs abut both sides of the narrow winding highway that eventually breaks into plains just before reaching interstate 70 heading into Colorado...I would highly recommend this scenic drive

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Davidfromllinois
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Most folks take this drive from Grand Junction to Moab. We did it the other direction and it really was amazing. This canyon is something that inspires poets and painters and the light coming through the Colorado River canyon walls is just amazing. From the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

So many good folks here took the time to describe this fantastic drive! I would really have nothing additional to add except to say that it's a must!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank reelmaster
Reviewed 20 October 2018

After a while, a weary traveler in southeastern Utah begins to wonder if the number of scenic highways and overlooks and vistas will ever run out. How many of them are there? Do I have time to experience all of them? One that shouldn't be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ssorensen2018
27 June 2018|
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Response from TravelerfromOZ | Reviewed this property |
Actually, we thought it did not make 5 minutes of difference. The other route uses 191 to get to I-70 but it takes you about 30 miles further west on I-70. Go on 128, You will love it! Stunning scenery and a great road.
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eliz9781
17 May 2018|
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Response from JamaisVu | Reviewed this property |
We drove Hwy 128 once with our 32' 5th wheel & it was fine. UNLESS you're only used to interstate driving, in which case this road might seem a bit daunting. If possible, take it on a weekday; weekends get especially crazy... More
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Turner S
22 December 2017|
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Response from mamaspooner | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I agree with the person above. It is a windy road. Not sure I would want to take some of the turns if there was snow. BUT, it is so worth the drive.
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