10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

10 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah route planner

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Moab
— 6 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Bluff
— 1 night

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Balanced Rock Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Corona Arch and Windows. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Wolfe Ranch, Landscape Arch, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Grandstaff Canyon Trail, take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch, and stroll through Double Arch.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planning website.

Los Angeles to Moab is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Moab hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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Grandstaff Canyon Trail ©
Grandstaff Canyon Trail
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 95°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Nature · Parks
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Capitol Reef National Park day trip site.

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 much colder, around 40°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post, then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bluff sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bluff in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Bluff: highs are around 87°F and lows about 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bluff

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Cow Canyon Trading Post ©
Cow Canyon Trading Post