10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Blanding
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + foot:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Island in the Sky and Monument Basin will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Canyonlands National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park). There's lots more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, make a trip to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip builder tool .

New York City to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect little chillier with lows of 55°F in Moab. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park . Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fruita Campground, then stroll through The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Torrey route builder tool .

You can drive from Moab to Torrey in 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in October, things will get slightly colder in Torrey: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Blanding.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground

3
nights
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 5th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridges National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Mule Canyon Ruins, then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Blanding tour website .

Getting from Torrey to Blanding by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, Blanding is a bit warmer than Torrey - with highs of 71°F and lows of 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bluff Fort Historic Site
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Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park