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Lake Powell

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Straddling northern Arizona and southern Utah, Lake Powell and the...

Straddling northern Arizona and southern Utah, Lake Powell and the surrounding Glen Canyon National Recreation Area offer many leisure activities.

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Trip Report July 2016

Recently returned from Lake Powell and thought I’d share the experience. Some of this might seem too basic for you really experienced people out there. This is my fifth or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's beautiful indeed, but not a lot more than that. To drive by this scene would have been enough for me. The place is a bit too desolate and the marina seems to be out of place. A combination of 'bad taste' water sporting and beautiful man made landscaping. Just less interesting than all natures wonders so nearby.

Thank wolffman1973
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently returned from Lake Powell and thought I’d share the experience. Some of this might seem too basic for you really experienced people out there. This is my fifth or maybe sixth time out on the lake, this time again on a 48 foot Navigator rented out of Wahweap. I have rented this boat before and prefer either it or... More 

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Northern NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In between hiking the national parks, our kids needed time to cool off, relax and have fun. Lake Powell provided all that and more! We spent time on Lone Rock Beach, which was beautiful, but nothing compared to renting a boat (we used All In in Big Water, UT) and spending the day on the water. We knee boarded (or... More 

Thank happymomx3
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have vacationed and rented houseboats 3 different times here at Lake Powell - the most wonderful, relaxing, screen-free vacations!! This past trip, I'm disappointed because Bullfrog Marina no longer offers decent speedboat rentals (the only one available is the 19 foot outboard motor boat), and our 75 foot houseboat had severe maintenance issues. So, my advice would be to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most wonderful vacation I've ever had! Relaxing, peaceful and secluded with more stars than I have ever saw!

Thank Chris M
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience for my family! 2 couples and 5 teenagers set off on a 5 day adventure and a lifetime of memories. We rented a 59 foot houseboat from Wahweap Marina and a 19 foot runabout boat. The smaller boat is an absolute must! We started at Wahweap after a brief tutorial about the boat including the... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed near the lake. There is a lake cruise that was very interesting. You can see the Dam. A nice visitor center. The lake and scenery is beautiful. The sunsets, the stars at night. A great place to explore.

Thank justtravelng
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

There are no true words to express the beauty of this place. The lake is gorgeous (and have floating bathrooms - wow!). The scenery around it is amazing. I think you could spend months there and never get sick of it. A place to go...and then return again...and maybe again...and....

Thank Cora W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

What a beautiful place, so much to do near by even if you don't have a boat, it's a must see. It's between the Grand Canyon and on the way to Zion, stop and see the slot canyons, and various sights.

Thank Clzittle
Cronulla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We were on a coach tour to Grand canyon this place was on the way it was breathtaking I did not think it would be so stunning It is an amazing place for photos almost as nice as the Grand canyon Glad we didn't miss this

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