12 days in Southeastern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southeastern Utah holiday maker
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Make it your trip
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Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 6 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Phoenix

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Torrey — 2 nights

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torrey: Boulder (Anasazi State Park Museum & The Hogback) and Capitol Reef National Park (in Capitol Reef National Park). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, and trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Torrey road trip planner.

Phoenix to Torrey is an approximately 9-hour car ride. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Torrey reach 61°F and lows reach 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Canyonlands National Park.
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Canyonlands National Park — 3 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.
Canyonlands National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, cruise along White Rim Road, explore the striking landscape of Island in the Sky, and get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Torrey to Canyonlands National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Torrey in October, things will get a bit warmer in Canyonlands National Park: highs are around 71°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 6 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Pine Tree Arch Trail, Fiery Furnace, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Deep Desert Expeditions, and trek along Double Arch.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Moab driving holiday tool.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Moab are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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