Visit Lake Powell For A Vacation
Take a Lake Powell vacation and get a new look at America’s West. The lake with its gorgeous set of canyons and natural bridges is cradled between Utah and Arizona. This reservoir on the Colorado River is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The weather is warm. The swimming is great and the scenery is better. Owning over 2000 miles of shoreline, the natural wonderland surrounding this lake is amazing. This is one of the countries largest collections of fresh water lakes, so while you are there get in lots of Lake Powell swimming.Places to stayStay at the lovely Resort and visit this scenic beauty in hotel comfort. There is also the Defiance House Lodge. If you prefer a place that is more like home, stay in efficiently arranged family units with as much access to amenities as the hotel areas. These units have kitchens and include dishes. You have access to a grill and a little more romping room for the kids. These are available at Hite Marina, Bullfrog Marina and Halls Crossing. The park has campgrounds so bring the RV and plan on having a wonderful stay. There is a $15 fee payable upon the entrance of a non commercial vehicle and its passengers. This goes to the upkeep of the park and is good for seven consecutive days.
Water sportsThis is a wonderful place for water sports. Take a paddle board, kayak or water ski, get out, and enjoy the recreations available in this resort setting. Start with Padre Bay. This span of lake is seven miles wide and nine miles long, a lot of room to spread your water wings.CruiseA cruise in the middle of the desert is not a myth at this Lake resort. Take a lovely dinner cruise and see this area with a central view. Beautifully colored desert canyons surround you, created by centuries of natural evolution. Dinner on this water way is a unique experience and the weather is very accommodating with warm temperatures during the day and pleasantly cooler ones at night.ExploreThe many sections of this beautiful place to explore are the enormous, Navajo Canyon with its tremendous length. The area has over 96 canyon features to explore but this is one of the most spectacular. The walls of the canyon are decorated with the artistry of the Navajo people. Take a boat and marvel at the natural elegance of the earth. LaGorce Arch is a natural arched rock formation reassure by visitors. Rainbow Bridge is a visiting point for many. Rainbow Bridge was a part of Indian legend centuries before it became a favored, National Monument.
There are other exciting locations, Face Canyon, Warm Creek Bay, West Canyon and Gunsight. Boating is a way of life for visitors with endless opportunities for exploration. In the great expanse of this vacation spot is Wahweap Bay, filled with conveniences, shops, boat rentals and places to dine. Travel detours are initiated since the closing of highway 89, so allow a little extra time for travel to get to this gorgeous area of natural wonders.