8 days in Moab & Thompson Itinerary

8 days in Moab & Thompson Itinerary

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Thompson
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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Arches National Park and Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites. Change things up with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park (about 38 minutes away). On the 6th (Thu), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moab road trip website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Moab. June in Moab sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Thompson.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Thompson

Thompson ©
Thompson Springs, also officially known for a time as just Thompson, is a small census-designated place in central Grand County, Utah, United States. Sego Canyon Petroglyphs has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, explore the striking landscape at Purgatory Chasm State Reservation, then meet the residents at Southwick's Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Brown and Hopkins Country Store.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Thompson trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Moab to Thompson in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Thompson can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thompson

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Southwick's Zoo ©
Southwick's Zoo
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation ©
Purgatory Chasm State Reservation
Lake Webster ©
Lake Webster

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