8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Drive:  28​h
1
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Orlando

1
night
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 21st (Sat): trek along Goosenecks Overlook, then trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, then steep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, and then trek along Capitol Gorge Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Torrey trip builder website .

Orlando to Torrey is an approximately 33-hour car ride. Traveling from Orlando to Torrey, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Torrey, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground
Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Windows and Double Down Bike Shop. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Arches National Park (Double Arch, Landscape Arch, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at La Sal Mountain Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, and don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab holiday tool .

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 on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

2
nights
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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mexican Hat trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Moab to Mexican Hat in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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