24 days in Arches National Park, Moab & Monument Valley Itinerary

24 days in Arches National Park, Moab & Monument Valley Itinerary

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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 19 nights

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Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch, stroll through Tunnel Arch, don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park travel website.

September in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, and then explore the striking landscape of Island in the Sky.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab trip maker.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Moab are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Monument Valley

— 19 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Moki Dugway. Venture out of the city with trips to Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods), Chinle (North Rim Drive, South Rim Drive, &more) and Blanding (Goosenecks State Park, Utah State Route 95, &more). There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and take some stellar pictures from Navajo National Monument.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Monument Valley visit planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Monument Valley can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 13°C.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips