14 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

14 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Blanding
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Torrey
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Moab
— 6 nights
Drive to Montrose, Fly to Marquette

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Blanding — 2 nights

Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bluff Fort Historic Site and Pioneer Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mule Canyon Ruins and 16 Room Cliff House. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Dinosaur Museum, view the masterpieces at Cedar Mesa Pottery, and take an in-depth tour of Huck's Museum and Trading Post.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Blanding holiday planner.

Marquette to Blanding is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marquette in October: highs in Blanding hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Torrey.
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Side Trip

Torrey — 3 nights

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Popular historic sites such as Gifford Homestead and Anasazi State Park Museum are in your itinerary. Fruita Campground and Behunin Cabin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Torrey side-trips: The Hogback (in Boulder) and Pioneer Register (in Capitol Reef National Park). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, stroll through Chimney Rock Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Torrey attractions planner.

You can drive from Blanding to Torrey in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Blanding in October, things will get a bit cooler in Torrey: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.
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Canyonlands National Park — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monument Basin, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Rim Trail. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murphy Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Canyonlands National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Torrey in October, expect Canyonlands National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 71°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 6 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Bret Edge Photography Gallery and RedRock Astronomy are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Pine Tree Arch Trail). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Moab Museum, view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moab online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Moab takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.
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