7 days in Utah & New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Utah & New Mexico Itinerary

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Moab
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and River Rafting & Tubing.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Moab road trip planning website.

Salt Lake City to Moab is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Scenic Drive
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River Rafting & Tubing

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and then examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Fe online trip builder.

You can drive from Moab to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, Santa Fe is a bit cooler than Moab - with highs of 84°F and lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Rancho de las Golondrinas ©
El Rancho de las Golondrinas

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip maker app.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Zion National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Santa Fe in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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