4 days in Grand Junction, Moab & Monticello Itinerary

4 days in Grand Junction, Moab & Monticello Itinerary

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Grand Junction
— 1 day
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monticello
— 1 night
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Grand Junction

— 1 day
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Two Rivers Winery, do a tasting at Mesa Park Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, and finally do a tasting at Maison la Belle Vie Winery.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Junction trip planning site.

New York City to Grand Junction is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Junction, with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries

Side Trip

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 15th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Moab LCA.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Moab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In August, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monticello.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks

Monticello

— 1 night
Monticello is a city located in San Juan County, Utah, and is the county seat. On the 16th (Sun), play a few rounds at The Hideout Golf Club.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monticello online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monticello in an hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in August: high temperatures in Monticello hover around 87°F and lows are around 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Monticello

Golf · Outdoors
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