12 days in Denver, Moab & Marysvale Itinerary

12 days in Denver, Moab & Marysvale Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Columbia
Drive:  10 h 30 min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Marysvale
— 5 nights
Drive:  16 h 30 min
End: Columbia

1
night
Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

Columbia to Denver is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbia to Denver. Expect slightly colder evenings in Denver when traveling from Columbia in September, with lows around 52°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & Grand View Point Overlook) and Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Delicate Arch, &more). On the 19th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 23rd (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, cruise along Scenic Byway of Highway 128, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in Moab are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Marysvale.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Colorado National Monument, Scenic Byway of Highway 128
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

5
nights
Marysvale

Marysvale ©
Marysvale is a town in Piute County, Utah. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marysvale: Escalante (Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area & Escalante Heritage Center), Capitol Reef National Park (in Capitol Reef National Park) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, get great views at Fairyland Point, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marysvale planner.

You can drive from Moab to Marysvale in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in September, Marysvale is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marysvale

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante, Capitol Reef National Park , Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

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