30 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

30 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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Moab
— 13 nights
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Blanding
— 4 nights
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 5 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 7 nights

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Windows, Devils Garden Trailhead, &more). On the 2nd (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 5th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Moab vacation planner.

Lafayette to Moab is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lafayette to Moab. When traveling from Lafayette in April, plan for little chillier days in Moab, with highs around 67°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Blanding.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Blanding side-trips: Bluff (Comb Ridge, 16 Room Cliff House, &more). Spend the 16th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Natural Bridges National Monument. The adventure continues: cruise along Utah State Route 95, steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and take in the views from Hite Crossing Bridge.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Blanding trip tool.

You can drive from Moab to Blanding in 1.5 hours. April in Blanding sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Mule Canyon Ruins ©
Mule Canyon Ruins
The Edge of the Cedars State Park ©
The Edge of the Cedars State Park

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Capitol Reef National Park to Hanksville to see Hollow Mountain about 52 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Capitol Reef National Park . Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon, trek along Capitol Gorge Trail, contemplate the long history of Gifford Homestead, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park vacation maker app.

You can drive from Blanding to Capitol Reef National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Blanding in April, things will get a bit cooler in Capitol Reef National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail

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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.
Canyonlands National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Island in the Sky, hike along White Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at White Crack, and get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 4 hours. In April, Canyonlands National Park is somewhat warmer than Capitol Reef National Park - with highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Cataract Canyon ©
Cataract Canyon

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