22 days in Chattanooga & Moab Itinerary

22 days in Chattanooga & Moab Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Chattanooga
— 13 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 8 nights
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Chattanooga

— 13 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Family-friendly places like Georgia Aquarium and Lookout Mountain will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Chattanooga side-trips: Ocoee HorseRide (in Charleston), The Lost Sea Adventure (in Sweetwater) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Ocoee). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, stroll the grounds of Chattanooga National Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Bald River Falls, and admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Chattanooga trip planner.

Nashville to Chattanooga is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Moab

— 8 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Arches National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Pine Tree Arch Trail), Rattlesnake Canyon (in Fruita) and Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, head off-road at local off-road trails, take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moab road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chattanooga to Moab takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Chattanooga to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Moab, with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips