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Lake Powell

AZ
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Ranked #135 of 1,298 Attractions in Arizona
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Motor-boating, Kayaking
Description: Straddling northern Arizona and southern Utah, Lake Powell and the surrounding Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offer many leisure activities.
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Kenmare, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Leaving Page and travelling over the suspension Bridge give a sense of awe at the engineering achievements people made in the evolution of America - take a trip through time - from Dinosaur tracks found during excavations and the story of the early pioneer boatmen who breached the fast flowing rivers to the construction of the hydro-electric dam to harness... More

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Eastern CT
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81 reviews 81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lake Powell is A-MAZ-ING. What a trip. It was challenging; it tested us physically (we are not young!!), mentally, emotionally....every way possible. But it was the best vacation EVER. As first time houseboat renters, we were not totally prepared for the monsoon we endured, but we survived it by using our wits and were rewarded by the best rainbow ever,... More

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We rented a Discovery XL houseboat and a 19' speedboat for our family vacation. The houseboat met all of our expectations - it was roomy, comfortable, and got us into beautiful Lake Powell. I do wish there were more deck cushions for sleeping on the upper deck, and there was a shortage of blankets for the cool nights in September.... More

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We all know of the amazing beauty and activities that can be found in Lake Powell but what do you do when the sun goes down and your still looking to continue your day? The wife and I after having dinner in Page found this wonderful little play house in town called the Lake Powell Play House. We found the... More

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Lille, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The view is amazing, the water was just good. The beach is okay to spend some great time under the sun ! You could maybe not see a second place like there in the world !

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Stopped here while in route to the state line of Arizona/Utah. Got to view the dam for free (from the inside) and saw most of the museum. Next time would plan on a guided tour.

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Laguna Hills, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We rented a Houseboat from Wahweap Rentals and it exceeded our expectations in every way. All of the staff at the Marina were very helpful in planning our 4 day trip. I am passing on my Houseboat Wisdom in hopes that you will have the same GREAT experience: We rented the 46' Expedition and it was perfect for (4) guests.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Spent my 25th annual houseboat week on LP- leaving Wahweap marina in early June. Lake water level rose almost 3 feet during the week- requiring daily anchor line tightening. Still one of the world's most beautiful places: like being in the bottom of the Grand Canyon-- but on a nice house boat with all the amenities of home. Although water... More

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reading
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My 14 year old daughter and I had a wonderful two hour trek with Sara. My daughter does a lot of riding and I ride once a year on holiday, but both of us were matched with lovely horses which have been highly trained by Sara. The pre-trek info and trial in the corral was very useful. Then out on... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We rented a powerboat for one day on the lake for a total cost of about $500. It was very much worth it, as this was one of the best days I've ever had. The canyons on this lake are amazing beyond belief. Jaw dropping surprises with every twist and turn. The kids had a great time and the nine-year-old... More

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