5 days in Moab & Blanding Itinerary

5 days in Moab & Blanding Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Blanding
— 1 night
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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 5th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab online travel planner.

Las Vegas to Moab is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Moab at 95°F and lows at 61°F. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Blanding.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Blanding

— 1 night
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mule Canyon Ruins and then admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post, contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, and then examine the collection at The Dinosaur Museum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Blanding journey maker app.

Drive from Moab to Blanding in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in June, with highs in Blanding at 87°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blanding

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip