29 days in Bend & Moab Itinerary

29 days in Bend & Moab Itinerary

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Bend
— 7 nights
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Moab
— 21 nights
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Bend

— 7 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Visiting Smith Rock State Park and Lava River Cave will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Sahalie and Koosah Falls and Tumalo Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bend: Peter Skene Ogden State Park (in Terrebonne), Lava Cast Forest Trail (in La Pine) and McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop (in Sisters). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Deschutes River, and examine the collection at High Desert Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bend vacation builder app.

Redmond to Bend is an approximately half hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Moab

— 21 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Delicate Arch and Island in the Sky. Get in touch with nature at Arches National Park and Climbing Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to The Wolverton Mill (in Hanksville), Goblin Valley State Park (in Green River) and Arches National Park (Skyline Arch, Sand Dune Arch, &more). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, and trek along Grandstaff Canyon Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Bend to Moab in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Bend to Moab, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bend in April: highs in Moab hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips