Best Family Spring-Break Trips
Biking and Ballooning in Moab, UT
Hike the area’s many paved and slickrock (smooth-ground) trails;
younger kids love the quarter-mile-long Copper Ridge Sauropod
Tracksite trail, where they can see footprints of three kinds of dinosaurs.
Or rent bikes at Poison Spider
Bicycles, and head out of town on the new 8.5-mile-long paved Moab Canyon
pathway, which has longer connections to Arches and Canyonlands national parks.
Don’t Miss: Soaring over the red-rock canyons and
dunes with Canyonlands
Ballooning. Owner-pilot Lou Bartell lets kids “help” fill the balloon and
explains the geologic forces at work below.