7 days in Southeastern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

7 days in Southeastern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

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7 days in Southeastern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  6​h
1
Blanding
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Blanding
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Moab
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

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night
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hovenweep National Monument as well as The Edge of the Cedars State Park. On the 10th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Blanding online day trip planner .

Salt Lake City to Blanding is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Blanding, with lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Blanding

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hovenweep National Monument
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Hovenweep National Monument ©
Hovenweep National Monument

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twin Rocks Trading Post. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stop by Twin Rocks Trading Post and then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bluff trip itinerary builder site .

Bluff is just a stone's throw from Blanding. In March, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of the Gods
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Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Twin Rocks Trading Post ©
Twin Rocks Trading Post

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muley Point Overlook. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wildcat Trail and Butler Wash Archeological Ruin. Get outdoors at Moki Dugway and Natural Bridges National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Blanding (Goosenecks State Park & Mule Canyon Ruins).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley road trip planning app .

You can drive from Bluff to Monument Valley in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Blanding.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Blanding, Moki Dugway, Muley Point Overlook
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Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park

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night
Blanding

Blanding
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Blanding online tour builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Monument Valley to Blanding takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 16th (Sat), you're off toMoab.

Things to do in Blanding

Parks Nature Museums

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Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moab holiday maker site .

You can drive from Blanding to Moab in 1.5 hours. In March in Moab, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 32°F at night. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature