8 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

8 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Houston

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bluff trip planning app .

Houston to Bluff is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in September, you will find days in Bluff are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are colder (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Goosenecks State Park
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Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Twin Rocks Trading Post ©
Twin Rocks Trading Post

2
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park . Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, then trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Torrey itinerary builder website .

Getting from Bluff to Torrey by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bluff in September, things will get a bit cooler in Torrey: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
When in Moab, make a side trip to see Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, approximately 38 minutes away. On the 21st (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 22nd (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bret Edge Photography Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Moab road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Moab takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Torrey in September; daily highs in Moab reach 84°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch