8 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

8 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Moab
— 5 nights
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Canyonlands Field, Fly to Washington

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Moab

— 5 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Double Arch. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Climbing Tours and Landscape Arch. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Tunnel Arch, Fiery Furnace, &more). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Potash Road, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Moab tour planner.

Washington to Moab is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Washington to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Canyonlands National Park

— 2 nights
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 7th (Sat), trek along Shafer Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Island in the Sky, and finally hike along Pothole Point Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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