Plan the Best Moab Summer Road Trip: 3-5 Day Itinerary

Moab is one of the best summer road trip destinations! The combination of stunning red rock landscapes and great outdoor recreation opportunities makes it a perfect place to get away for a few days.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite activities to help you plan your own Moab road trip. So, pack your outdoor gear and get ready for an epic adventure! Let us help you plan incredible day trip adventures full of desert fun in the sun.

Moab 3-5 Day Itinerary

The perfect way to spend your first day visiting Moab is by visiting the national parks and seeing the town. – Explore Arches National Park – Visit Canyonlands National Park – Explore Downtown Moab

Day 1 – Visit the National Parks

Explore Arches National Park

Spend the morning exploring Arches National Park. Arriving earlier will help with the crowds as well as cooler temperatures for hiking and sightseeing.

Self-Guided Tours

Drive the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park! With its dramatic canyons, this is one of the most stunning areas in Utah.

Visit Canyonlands National Park

Explore Downtown Moab

Downtown Moab is cute, quaint and full of old west desert charm mixed with some hippy-dippy. Walk the streets, grab a bite to eat, and explore local stores on the main road.

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