5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: South Jordan
Drive:  5​h
1
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: South Jordan

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night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, then grab your bike and head to Hurrah Pass Road, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

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South Jordan to Moab is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from South Jordan in October, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (42°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

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Double Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley vacation site .

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. October in Monument Valley sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 42°F at night. You will leave for Mesa Verde National Park on the 14th (Mon).

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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
To find reviews and other tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park in 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Monument Valley in October since evenings lows in Mesa Verde National Park dip to 34°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 15th (Tue), do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Junction online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Junction by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in October, Grand Junction is a bit warmer at night with lows of 40°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries

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Meadery of the Rockies
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Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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