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More beautiful views of the Colorado River

After a while, a weary traveler in southeastern Utah begins to wonder if the number of scenic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
Worth the extra 15 minute drive

This is by far the best route from Grand Junction to Moab. The road starts off seemingly going the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
heidibakerco
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far the best route from Grand Junction to Moab. The road starts off seemingly going the wrong way - don't miss the right hand turn to go to Moab - and is pretty blah. About 15 minutes into the drive everything changes!...More

1  Thank heidibakerco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much for the tip!! It was wonderful. The extra time was well worth it - it's the journey that counts, not the destination!! Besides, this route was as good as any National Park!

1  Thank Monica B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was told to take this route from Colorado to Moab, UT and was NOT disappointed. The scenic byway was fantastic and added a few miles, but well worth it. We also took it home too!

1  Thank KARIN D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the views on this road are quite stunning. Definitely worth a trip if heading towards Moab. Just try to watch the road....

1  Thank Darren C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely add this to the list. Quiet drive. Gorgeous views. Recommend the hike near the entrance at Grandstaff Canyon. Partly shaded but better early in the morning.

1  Thank Kelsey I
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is a beautiful drive through famous cowboy film locations. You can also link it up with a visit to Red Cliffs Lodge and the Film Museum to find out about all the films made in the area.

2  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

If coming from or going to Colorado on I70 do not miss this road it is beautiful and far more scenic than 191 with numerous beautiful ranches, side routes you could take if you wanted and of course superb views. It adds maybe 15 minutes...More

7  Thank ExRIGuy
Reviewed July 18, 2018

If you are driving from the Grand Junction/Denver area of Colorado and traveling to Moab, take this route!!! I promise you, you won't regret it. My boyfriend and I were traveling across the country (Chicago to L.A.) and this highway was our favorite part of...More

7  Thank Victoria F
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is an awesome scenic byway on the way in our out of Moab, UT. Running along the Colorado river, there are too many breathtaking views to mention. Take your time, pull over occasionally and enjoy God's wondrous creation!

7  Thank z28commero
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ssorensen2018
June 27, 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
May 16, 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
December 22, 2017|
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Response from Joan D | 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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