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Historic Home with Colorful, Traditional Architecture & Dog-Friendly Attitude
Give your next visit to Moab a taste of the Old West with a stay at this one-of-a-kind home in the shadow of Utah's famous red ridges! Built to resemble an original trading post, this charming home has been remodeled with modern appliances, new flooring, and partial air conditioning, while retaining the vibrant color palette and wood architecture that made the original building so unique. For a small nightly fee, you can bring your dogs along too!
The house is located about four miles south of downtown Moab, along a relatively quiet stretch of Highway 191. You'll be perfectly situated to explore the area's countless natural treasures, from the world-famous rock formations of Arches National Park to Canyonland's majestic mesas. You'll also be just five miles from the popular Sand Flats Recreation Area, home to exhilarating mountain biking, superb offroading, and jaw-dropping scenery.
With its dark wood paneling and colorful sandstone walls, this home will keep you and your canine friends cool even on the hottest summer days. The curious will love exploring its many rooms, which are packed with hidden gems that range from local artwork on the walls to a window lined with bars from a frontier jailhouse! The house also comes with modern amenities like cable and free WiFi, so it's easy to upload your photos to social media and make all your friends back home jealous. There's also a wood-burning fireplace to keep you cozy on chilly nights.
When night falls, fix a delicious homemade dinner in the spacious kitchen, which has been fully updated with modern appliances and cookware for your convenience. Settle in at the dining room table for a formal meal, or head out to the patio, where you can enjoy the magnificent evening colors as you dine.
Bursting with color and character, this wonderful Moab vacation home is the perfect way to infuse your next trip with a unique local touch. Book your reservation today!
4 dogs welcome in this home. No other animals are allowed without specific Vacasa approval.
Parking notes: There is 1 garage space for guests. There is also parking in the front of house, side of house and back of house, enough for 10 cars. The side of house parking is only to the middle of the driveway. Please do not block the north half of the driveway as if belongs to the next door neighbor and is access to their home
Other permit number: 10439 County permit number: 30109
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
Limited mobility access
Shared Bathroom Only
Washer/dryer : Private
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Internet : Other
Nearby activities & attractions
Gas grill : Private
Safety & accessibility
Limited mobility access
Jon P.May 2022
A perfect setting.A remodeled Trading Post with magnificent views and a backyard.Colorful,tasteful,with ample space for the family and pet.A large screen TV and wrap around seating,the kitchen is modern, large and has all the utensils.Family room area has 1000 sq feet.Perfect location.We had a wonderful vacation and stay here.We will return .A perfect guest house all the amenities.Very cool.
David S.May 2022
It was great for our dogs and 1 level. A little noise from the highway, but it was great access to the highway
Jennifer G.Apr 2022
There were only 3 of us, but 8 would still be more than comfortable here. It was a nice place overall, the pictures don't do it justice! The only things I can think of to make it better would be heated floors or large rugs for chilly days, especially since they want people to remove their shoes inside the house, and maybe one or two more TV's. Something not clear around the shower would also be good.
Janne S.Feb 2022
We liked the location - just south of town and even though it was just off of 191, the main road, the fenced in yard was awesome for our pups - it was very welcoming for our doggies, and we loved the welcoming chocolates for humans. The kitchen is a great size to prep and cook in, and the round table in the kitchen was perfect to play cards.
Matthew R.Feb 2022
The Trading Post guest house is a wonderful place to call home while in Moab.
The house is very spacious, the bed was quite comfortable, the amenities were excellent and very well thought out. We appreciated how dog-friendly the house is, too!
We'll definitely be staying here again the next time we go through Moab.
Kristen D.Oct 2021
We've stayed here three years in a row now and we love it! Great location close to downtown and trails! Also nice to have the fenced yard in case you want to bring your furry family members. The house is very unique and has room for a large group!
amy h.Oct 2021
Very nice , outside of the city a bit, great views, spotless , lots of space!
Chris W.Sep 2021
The house was clean. Everything worked. It was just what we expected.
Alyssa V.Sep 2021
We absolutely loved staying in this house. There’s plenty of space for everyone! The decor is quirky and fun! The house had everything we needed and was only a short drive to downtown. My kids played hide and seek for hours in this house, even my 16 year old! We had several family meals and family games at the large dining table! My only concern was the outside garbages we’re not emptied on Tuesday so we had no where to put our garbage when the inside cans were full. I would definitely recommend staying at The Trading Post to anyone traveling to Moab!!
Kristina O.Aug 2021
This home is so cute! There is art in every room and something new to discover every day, from details in the tile work to small statuettes peeking at you from the exposed wooden beams in the dining area. This large home is comfortable for large groups to spread out it, you can have one group in the living room admiring the views of the Spanish Valley, and another lounging in the TV room. The shower is AMAZING and the climate control keeps you cool. The one-bay garage is extra-long and was great to keep our boats in while we were on other adventures.
The beds were super comfortable, and everything was clean. The kitchen is well stocked, and our dogs absolutely loved the backyard. We are already planning on coming back in the future!
Craig A.Jul 2021
The decor and layout of the house was excellent. Well stocked with everything you need. Check in and out was simple. The air in most of the house was great but did lack a bit in the back bedroom though it was 105 degrees outside everyday so it's understandable. I would definitely stay there again and recommend it.
Angela F.May 2021
This place was so neat! It was huge and you could really tell it use to be a trading post. The shower was wonderful and the beds were super comfy. The house was close enough to Moab for all our adventures, and we even walked next door for dinner one night and had a great time. Our dog enjoyed all the space and ran around in the dirt out back. Highly recommend!
Dennis W.Apr 2021
Quirky, fun, hiking trail in back, cool restaurant next door. We all loved it
paula l.Oct 2020
Beautiful and unique. Very well kept and clean.
Kristen D.Oct 2020
This was our second year staying at the Trading Post. This home is one of a kind with its unique rooms, and stone, wood, and tile accents. There are great trails behind the home and a large fenced backyard for the pups. The full kitchen means you can bring your own food and cook when you don’t feel like leaving this charming oasis. The property management company is also very responsive and helpful if you need anything. We will definitely be back!
Ingrid E.Aug 2020
California and Colorado quarantining family members reunited here. So great to have the yard for the dog and really super kitchen stuff (great pans and sharp knives) since we weren’t doing dining out. Make sure to bring your own oils and foils.
Be aware that it’s on the highway but the a/c masks those sounds.
Just one small strange thing:
Jane B.Jul 2020
spacious clean and relaxing. would love to come again.
CHERYL K.Jun 2020
We really enjoyed our stay, however the information provided by the rental company in the home wasn’t up to date and we’ve been unable to contact anyone with Vacasa about issues we encountered.
Overall, the house was perfect for us and we enjoyed our time there.
Juan S.Jun 2020
Had an awesome stay at this property. Close to food and all activities Moab had to offer. Hidden Cuisine right next door was the best for breakfast/brunch. Food was amazing and staff super friendly. Home is very spacious, has everything you need for a great getaway. Huge garage for utv or atv rentals and your own vehicle. Plenty of parking around house as well. Loved the antique look from the outside, knowing it was a trading post back in the day made you feel like you were in the wild Wild West. The only issue was that one side of the house was cooler than the other, didn’t bother me much, still had a great stay and will rent again.
Rebecca H.Oct 2019
The home was very comfortable and unique heating and cooling works well but we did notice quite a bit of road noise.
The garage was so perfect for our dirtbikes!!
I got to feed the pig next door lol, he was so cute!
Julie B.Oct 2019
The house was spacious, colorful, and had plenty of charm. We enjoyed the outdoor seating, too. A very relaxing place!
Jordan Quinn B.Oct 2019
Tyler B.Sep 2019
feels like you are staying in an old western movie, super nice house!
Elisabeth B.Aug 2019
The house has everything you could wish for. Especially because there was only the 2 of us. There is enough space for a hole family.
The garden was nice to sit in the evening before starting to cook. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed.
The air conditioner worked fine, so the temperature in house was perfect.
We had a pleasant experience.
Patricia B.Jul 2019
The Trading post was a perfect place for our family to gather and explore the beauty of the Moab area. Spacious. Colorful, fun home. Great private bedroom areas and communal areas inside and out. Loved the dog friendly back yard and views. Totally recommend this place .
Santiago P.Jul 2019
Loved everything about the house. It was equipped with everything we needed, and everything worked. Have been renting vacation homes for many years and your home had all that we needed. Loved the colors and decor.
Audrius D.Jun 2019
We enjoyed staying here! Would recomend to a friend!
Mark P.May 2019
This place was private, spacious and very interesting and fun to stay in. I recommend this place 100%
Terry D.Apr 2019
Very roomy, great location and fully stocked. The place was clean and the beds were very comfortable.
Stacey F.Mar 2019
This house was so unique. The decor was so colorful and fun. Everything we needed was available and easy to find. Very welcoming for the dog including provided food/water bowls, pet doors and large fenced in yard. Loved it. We wish our stay could have been longer.
Marcin M.Mar 2019
Dillon D.Oct 2018
Great home. Very clean. Large living room area and dinning room to accommodate all your guests
Mistilyn G.Oct 2018
The Trading Post is a fun, dinstinctive, and comfortable home base for Moab adventures. The layout provides all guests with plenty of privacy and the inside and outside gathering spaces allow plenty of places to gather and retell stories from the day. The pet friendly yard is a great feature! Everything was clean and functional. Adding hot tub and enough dish ware for all guests (6-8) Would push this to a 5 star rating.
Michael S H.Jun 2018
Love the style and decoration of this home - so much fun. A little warm, however, with the swamp cooler, but we closed off the front portion of the home and used the rest. Very spacious and fun!
Meredith B.Jun 2018
Beautiful, spacious home that was very inviting and comfortable. We were close to Moab and enjoyed exploring Canyonlands and Arches National parks.
George M.Mar 2018
The house was very comfortable. Plenty of room to spread out. We all had a great time!