10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Bluff
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Pittsburgh

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch. On your second day here, trek along Windows, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and then admire all the interesting features of Delicate Arch.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park driving holiday planning website .

Pittsburgh to Arches National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Arches National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Pittsburgh in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Arches National Park, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moab.

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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Broken Arch ©
Broken Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 12th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Scenic Byway of Highway 128 and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Moab vacation site .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

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Scenic Byway of Highway 128
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 14th (Fri), cruise along White Rim Road, then take in breathtaking views at Shafer Canyon Overlook, and then stroll through Whale Rock. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along White Rim Trail, then admire all the interesting features of Island in the Sky, and then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Shafer Canyon Overlook ©
Shafer Canyon Overlook
Whale Rock ©
Whale Rock

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nights
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park . Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cathedral Valley Loop and then trek along Chimney Rock Trail.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in June, expect nights in Capitol Reef National Park to be colder, around 40°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bluff.

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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

1
night
Bluff

Bluff
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bluff trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bluff in 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in June: high temperatures in Bluff hover around 87°F and lows are around 54°F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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