11 days in Monument Valley & Moab Itinerary

11 days in Monument Valley & Moab Itinerary

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11 days in Monument Valley & Moab Itinerary

Start: Monument Valley
1
Monument Valley
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Monument Valley

7
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Get outdoors at Wildcat Trail and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moki Dugway and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Monument Valley side-trips: Hite Marina (in Hite), Bullfrog Marina (in Bullfrog) and Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Grand Gulch Primitive Area, admire the verdant scenery at Mystery Valley, look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, and make a trip to Forrest Gump Point.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Monument Valley. May in Monument Valley sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mexican Hat, Utah, Bullfrog Marina, Mystery Valley, Hite Marina
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Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canyonlands National Park as well as Arches National Park. On the 11th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Canyonlands National Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In May in Moab, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 49°F at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
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Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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