9 days in Moab & Telluride Itinerary

9 days in Moab & Telluride Itinerary

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9 days in Moab & Telluride Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Telluride
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h
End: Little Rock

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Colorado Riverway Recreation Area and Castle Valley. On the 20th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 22nd (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Park Avenue Trail, see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage, view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Moab visit planning tool .

Little Rock to Moab is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Little Rock to Moab is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Little Rock in October: high temperatures in Moab hover around 71°F and lows are around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Telluride.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Perimeter Trail and Ouray Alchemist Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Telluride: Ouray (Cascade Falls Park & Imogene Pass) and San Juan County Historical Society (in Silverton). There's much more to do: trek along Jud Wiebe Trail, get out on two wheels at Ophir Pass Trail, steep yourself in history at New Sheridan Hotel, and look for gifts at Telluride Truffle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Telluride road trip website .

Getting from Moab to Telluride by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in October, things will get little chillier in Telluride: highs are around 56°F and lows about 37°F. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Ouray, San Juan County Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Ouray Alchemist Museum ©
Ouray Alchemist Museum
Imogene Pass ©
Imogene Pass
Ophir Pass Trail ©
Ophir Pass Trail

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