12 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

12 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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12 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
1
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Blanding
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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 18th (Thu), grab your bike and head to White Rim Road, hike along White Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and finally get great views at Grand View Point Overlook. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Confluence Overlook Trail, explore the stunning scenery at The Needles, then hike along Murphy Point Trail, and finally hike along Shafer Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park holiday maker tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Canyonlands National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Canyonlands National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in June: highs in Canyonlands National Park hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
White Rim Road ©
White Rim Road
White Rim Trail ©
White Rim Trail

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Arches National Park and Delicate Arch. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Climbing Tours and Potash Road. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Windows, Fiery Furnace, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, trek along Balanced Rock Trail, take a memorable tour with Tours, and look for gifts at The T Shirt Shop.

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You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. June in Moab sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Blanding.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Balanced Rock Trail ©
Balanced Rock Trail
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

1
night
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 25th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridges National Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Blanding trip planner .

Getting from Moab to Blanding by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in June, with highs in Blanding at 87°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature Parks
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Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway and then look for all kinds of wild species at Capitol Reef National Park . Keep things going the next day: stroll through Goosenecks Overlook, admire the majestic nature at Goblin Valley State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from Blanding to Capitol Reef National Park takes 4 hours. In June, Capitol Reef National Park is a bit cooler than Blanding - with highs of 79°F and lows of 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Goblin Valley State Park, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Goblin Valley State Park ©
Goblin Valley State Park
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook