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Top 5 Local Only Shops to Visit in Moab

Spending time in mesmerizing Moab, Utah is a vacation experience that comes with a long list of memorable moments attached. Whether you’re one for outdoor adventure or are looking forward to a scenic and relaxing stay, it’s a place with something for you! It’s also a destination packed with incredible shopping stops to enjoy while you’re in town. If you’re a traveler that loves to check out the best local stops, the following are the top five Moab shopping spots that you just want to miss out on while you’re in Utah! Explore until your heart’s content and don’t be surprised if you find yourself returning to one or more a time or two.

Moab Rock Shop

Getting up close to incredible rock formations is half the fun of planning a trip to Moab. That said, enjoying small versions of some incredible geological features can be exciting too! When you’re looking to pair insightful stops with a little retail therapy, start by taking a trip to the Moab Rock Shop at 600 N. Main Street. This local, one-of-a-kind destination hosts a collection of antique farm equipment and machinery out front, so before you even step inside, you know you’re in for a unique treat! Once you pass through the door, you’ll find yourself surrounded by polished stones, fossils, rock jewelry, dinosaur bones, and more! Take time to look at it all before deciding what to purchase. At the Moab Rock Shop, you can even browse a collection of petrified wood which takes the concept of antiques to a whole new level! Rock and fossil collections come with helpful plaques detailing their points of origin. Overall, it’s a local shopping favorite that promises to be as educational as it is fun.

Back of Beyond Books

There’s something endlessly charming about stepping into a local bookshop complete with Moab-inspired décor and flair. That’s exactly what you’ll find when you make your way to Back of Beyond Book while you’re in town. This quaint locale situated at 83 N. Main Street has been an area favorite since opening in 1990. Today, Back of Beyond Books continues to carry a collection of literary options that span a variety of authors who have detailed the Colorado Plateau. Here, visitors will also find numerous travel guide books, maps, and souvenirs, and gifts that make for great items to carry home with you once your Moab adventure comes to a close.

Pinyon Tree Gift Shop

Situated at 82 S Main Street, Pinyon Tree Gift Shop is a small, but a mighty locally-owned store that offers up a one-stop shop for unique Moab-specific goods! Visitors to Pinyon Tree Gift Shop can browse a wide variety of items for sale that includes jewelry and t-shirts to handcrafted art pieces and plenty of apparel! Pinyon Tree Gift Shop is open to the shopping public daily between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm.

Moab Gear Trader

If you’re making your way to Moab for vacation, there’s a good chance at least some of your time is going to be dedicated to enjoying outdoor adventure. That makes it even more important to have the recreational gear and apparel in place you’ll need to make it an amazing experience! When you’re looking for the best in local outdoor adventure, head over to Moab Gear Trader at 300 S. Main Street. This impressive stop provides nature lovers with access to quality outdoor clothing and equipment they require. Visitors can browse the many in-store options or take some time to chat with staff about the best hiking, biking, or climbing routes in the area. Not to worry, they have plenty of insight to offer up!

Moab Made

There’s nothing better than being unexpectedly inspired during your travels and if you happen to find yourself at Moab Made, it’s likely to happen. This local art gallery is found at 82 N. Main Street and is a great place to browse and admire a variety of locally crafted works of art. From paintings and metalworks to cross-stitch creations and mixed medium pieces, there’s a little something for everyone on display. Jewelry is also exhibited at Moab Made and if you find something you love, it’s always available to purchase. Moab Made is open daily from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm so swing by anytime that’s convenient!

Enjoy Your Moab Adventure

When you have time to set aside in the name of fun and adventure, making your way to Moab is a must. Don’t waste time looking for a home away from home to enjoy during your stay when the team at Empty Spaces Vacation Rental Management can handle it for you! Our collection of property rentals is vast and varied, matching every guest’s taste and style preferences. We’ll make sure you’re settled into style near those places you want to explore so all you have to focus on is the fun. Reach out today to learn more and to begin planning your next Moab adventure!


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Guest Reviews

Nicholas H Jan 11, 2022

Airbnb • Entrada 602
We have stayed in Airbnb’s all over the world! We really loved this one. I think it’s well rounded and precisely what anyone needs; whether that is for large groups, couples, romantic, homey, open, cozy, functional etc. it’s a bit off town so perfect for quiet and calm. We did hear neighbors a few times, it was never at night. We slept well, there are many beds to choose from certainly. Laundry room is accessible and convenient to bedrooms. Decorating is lovely and charming. Kitchen is great, and stocked for anything you’d like to cook basically. It is clean and very well kept… NO SHOES! Remember that rule! It’s why we rented… It should be a rule anywhere. The national parks are all within driving distance and often quite dirty. This is an excellent rental and we would stay here over and over. I have rarely felt as such for other locations or home. Thanks

Russ P Dec 01, 2021

VRBO • Entrada 602
This is a sweet property in a cool little subdivision. Perfect for groups 5-10 people who need a place to stay while enjoying Moab

Dan P Nov 28, 2021

VRBO • Earhart
Outstanding location - hiking, fishing, a short distance from the house and great small town shopping opportunities. Well equipped home, nothing lacking in terms of kitchen items, bathing needs, and hot tub. beautiful vistas from most rooms in the house. Our family enjoyed our stay immensely.

Sara C Nov 28, 2021

VRBO • Entrada 619
We had a terrific time at the property. Everything was like new! Great amenities and the booster chair and pack-n-play were perfect for my 2 year old.

Jamee M Nov 25, 2021

Airbnb • Entrada 417
We really enjoyed our stay at this home. Very clean and spacious. Well stocked with kitchen essentials and then some. Had a good variety of games to play, and for the little kids they had blocks and a little play area under the stairs. Communication was great, didn’t have any issues. Will definitely stay again!

Scott A Nov 22, 2021

VRBO • Entrada 421/425/429
Rented three units. We had a total of 14 people. The three units gave everyone privacy when needed and allowed for easy gatherings and meals together. Everyone in the party loves the places and would rent again! Location is great and the units themselves were awesome! Very clean, spacious and well stocked. We had no issues at all. Main activities for the week were mountain biking, hiking, 4-wheeling and sight seeing. I highly recommend these rentals!!

Jeanette A Nov 21, 2021

Airbnb • Entrada 602
We loved our stay. Fully stocked and spacious enough for our huge group. Super clean and has everything you would need for your stay I really recommend this home.

Basil Y Nov 14, 2021

Airbnb • Entrada 620
Really beautiful property here, smells new. Nice finishes and very comfortable furniture. Close to everything in town and a stones throw from the trails. Can’t wait to return!

Michael H Nov 04, 2021

Airbnb • Entrada 620
Beautiful location and beautiful home. Scott & Sarah are extremely nice and highly communicative. An absolute pleasure booking with them. When back in Moab we will 100% stay here again!

Aaron Nov 08, 2021

Airbnb • Entrada 619
It's hard to match the beauty of Moab. If you're looking for a 5-star stay in a 5-star town do not hesitate to book. This place has it all... cleanliness, comfort (seriously comfortable beds), all the amenities, and amazing hosts! Would not hesitate to stay here again and hope to have the opportunity in the future.
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