10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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Blanding
— 2 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 3 nights

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Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridges National Monument. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, and then trek along Chesler Park Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Blanding trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Blanding is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Blanding. When traveling from Dallas in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Blanding: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 42°F at night. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Blanding

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Chesler Park Loop Trail, Pioneer Cemetery
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Chesler Park Loop Trail ©
Chesler Park Loop Trail
The Dinosaur Museum ©
The Dinosaur Museum
Mule Canyon Ruins ©
Mule Canyon Ruins

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at White Rim Trail and Shafer Canyon Overlook. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to White Rim Road and Elephant Hill. And it doesn't end there: hike along Cave Spring, take in breathtaking views at Horseshoe Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, and stroll through Confluence Overlook Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Blanding to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Canyonlands National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

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Shafer Canyon Overlook ©
Shafer Canyon Overlook
Elephant Hill ©
Elephant Hill
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Sego Canyon Petroglyphs. Escape the urban bustle at Tower Arch and Tower of Babel. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch, don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch, hike along Tunnel Arch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park route maker.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
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Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum ©
Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Tower Arch ©
Tower Arch
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers