6 days in Utah Itinerary

6 days in Utah Itinerary

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6 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge, explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, then take some stellar pictures from Muley Point Overlook, and finally cruise along Moki Dugway. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mexican Hat road trip planning app .

Plattsburgh to Mexican Hat is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Plattsburgh in October: highs in Mexican Hat hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway, Comb Ridge
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Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Slickrock Bike Trail, and finally hike along Park Avenue Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devils Garden Trailhead, and then don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Moab driving holiday site .

You can drive from Mexican Hat to Moab in 2.5 hours. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

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