15 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

15 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bluff
— 2 nights
Drive
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Torrey
— 3 nights
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Montrose, Fly to New York City

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Moab

— 5 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 20th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 21st (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planning app.

New York City to Moab is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Bluff

— 2 nights
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 25th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post, then see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mule Canyon Ruins, admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bluff trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Moab to Bluff takes 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in June, expect Bluff to be slightly colder, temps between 87°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torrey: Capitol Reef National Park (Notom Road Scenic Backway & Capitol Reef National Park ) and Boulder (Anasazi State Park Museum & The Hogback). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, and take in the dramatic natural features at Water Pocket Fold.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torrey road trip planner.

Getting from Bluff to Torrey by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bluff in June: high temperatures in Torrey hover around 79°F and lows are around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park

— 4 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.
Canyonlands National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murphy Point Trail, hike along Pothole Point Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Cataract Canyon.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Canyonlands National Park takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Torrey in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Canyonlands National Park, with highs around 95°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 61°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors