18 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

18 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah visit planner

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Moab
— 6 nights
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Blanding
— 3 nights
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Torrey
— 3 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 5 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Fiery Furnace). On the 15th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab online holiday planner.

Durham to Moab is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Durham to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in May, Moab is slightly colder at night with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Blanding.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Blanding

— 3 nights
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Take a break from Blanding with a short trip to Comb Ridge in Bluff, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Natural Bridges National Monument. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park, see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post, and steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Blanding trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Moab to Blanding takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Blanding. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature · Parks · 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. Explore Torrey's surroundings by going to Boulder (Anasazi State Park Museum & The Hogback) and Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park & Cohab Canyon Trail). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway, contemplate the long history of Gifford Homestead, and stroll through The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Torrey trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Blanding to Torrey takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Blanding in May, things will get little chillier in Torrey: highs are around 63°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park

— 5 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: explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, hike along White Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Shafer Canyon Overlook, and cruise along White Rim Road.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park trip maker.

Drive from Torrey to Canyonlands National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, Canyonlands National Park is a bit warmer than Torrey - with highs of 76°F and lows of 49°F. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors