10 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Moab Itinerary

10 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Moab Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 5 nights
2
Moab
— 4 nights

5
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Explore Rocky Mountain National Park's surroundings by going to Rusty Spurr Ranch (in Kremmling) and Spas (in Grand Lake). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Trail Ridge Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan, admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park travel itinerary planner.

Louisville to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Louisville to Rocky Mountain National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisville in August, Rocky Mountain National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rusty Spurr Ranch, Spas
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Rusty Spurr Ranch ©
Rusty Spurr Ranch
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Turret Arch). On the 15th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, get interesting insight from Tours, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Moab, and soar above the sights with Canyonlands Ballooning.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moab travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Moab takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Moab, with lows around °F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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