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Red Cliffs Lodge Movie Museum Moab

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Red Cliffs Lodge Movie Museum
14 Utah 128
Moab
UT
84532
Tel: 435 259-2002

Where are we going today?

Take a few steps back in time to the old west with Red Cliffs Lodge Movie Museum! Just along the river from Moab, this lodge is a fun trip out to a place where you will feel like you're back in the 1800s!

If you like the western movies (or parents, you want to introduce your kids to the movies!) then head to the small but interesting movie museum, which documents not only the movies that were filmed in the Moab area, but actually at the lodge itself!

Did you know that Thelma and Louise was filmed in Moab (and not at the Grand Canyon?) There are fun artifacts and memorabilia from the movie for you to see. Did you know that many of John Wayne's films were actually filmed at the lodge? Yep! He was a fan - and when you get there, you will see why!

It was actually a working cattle operation, but then has since become a hotel, and a trip down through the history books.

The museum is a great way to really picture the movie set buzzing around you - all the producers and the camera operators...and actors like John Wayne learning their lines and riding those horses!

Red Cliffs Lodge is a very cool place to hang out with the family once you have finished at the museum. There is a restaurant that overlooks the Colorado River, and it's also a great place to get out into the great outdoors! 

There is horseback riding, mountain biking, whitewater rafting....if John Wayne rode his horse around the lodge, then why not you!

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I'm Hungry!

They have an amazing restaurant in the lodge overlooking the river, where you can get snacks or a full lunch. .

Healthy Eating!

They have healthy options on the menu so don't you worry!.

Any Top Tips?

They do have horse riding on the lodge, so ask about going out on a tour there! .

More information

It's a great place to stop if you are just passing by, and if you want to stay there you can - it's a hotel too! .

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    Great place for a suprise anniversary getaway. Cabin was cozy and the food at the restaurant was delicious (though on the pricey side-guess its the price you pay for convenience- we didnt feel like driving through the canyon to Moab everyday). Breakfast buffet was average and again on the more pricey side ($12/person). Wonderful that they have a winery on site. Free tasting too! Bought 3 bottles- all reasonably priced (they jack up the price if you buy a bottle from the restaurant). True american west experience. Will definitely be back! Also, to...Read More

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    We stay there for 2 nights in october. Very nice area and big rooms with all stuff you need to rest! But at 5 p. M. the sun goes down and you can't juse the pool cause of temperature... The whole area lies behind a hill so it cools down early!

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    Delicious Thanksgiving buffet today.
    Courteous and mannered service.
    The best meal out we've had in a long time.

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    Great Location on scenic Hwy 128. Their Horseback riding is a true western experience. Prime rib at the restaurant is outstanding. The rooms offer a lodge type experience, not extremely luxurious, but comfortable enough. The cabins are quieter than the lodge rooms. Will return in the future and recommended to anyone looking for a comfortable desert lodge experience.

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    My wife and I had a great time!

    The rooms were awesome, and the cliffs that surround the lodge are breath taking.

    The food was amazingly delicious, and portion sizes fit for a cowboy.

    The staff was friendly, and helpful with the expectation of the horseback riding. We climbed to the Delicate Arch. New to the outdoors, my asthma gave me problems, and it took longer than we expected to climb. We missed the the horseback riding appointment. We apologized for missing the appointment, explained our day and asked for grace. The owners of the horses...Read More

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by Geanna Granger

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Great place for a suprise anniversary getaway. Cabin was cozy and the food at the restaurant was delicious (though on the pricey side-guess its the price you pay for convenience- we didnt feel like driving through the canyon to Moab everyday). Breakfast buffet was average and again on the more pricey side ($12/person). Wonderful that they have a winery on site. Free tasting too! Bought 3 bottles- all reasonably priced (they jack up the price if you buy a bottle from the restaurant). True american west experience. Will definitely be back! Also, to note- save some money and go during the off-season if you can.

by Brian Lampe

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My wife and I had a great time!

The rooms were awesome, and the cliffs that surround the lodge are breath taking.

The food was amazingly delicious, and portion sizes fit for a cowboy.

The staff was friendly, and helpful with the expectation of the horseback riding. We climbed to the Delicate Arch. New to the outdoors, my asthma gave me problems, and it took longer than we expected to climb. We missed the the horseback riding appointment. We apologized for missing the appointment, explained our day and asked for grace. The owners of the horses didn't seem to care and charged us anyway.

If our family returns, we would drive into town for the attractions or events.

The Weather

Tuesday

Conditions: Partly Cloudy
Temp: 40° F / 4° C
Humidity: 64 %
Wind: W - 8 MPH

Wednesday

Conditions: Clear
Temp: 36° F / 2° C
Humidity: 59 %
Wind: W - 7 MPH

Thursday

Conditions: Clear
Temp: 35° F / 2° C
Humidity: 60 %
Wind: NW - 5 MPH

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