Denver to Moab Road Trip Itinerary Day 1 – Denver . Day 2 – Estes Park & Rocky Mountain National Park (Overnight in Vail) Day 3 – Colorado National Monument & Moab . Day 4 – Canyonlands National Park. Day 5 – Arches National Park.
Denver to Moab : A High-Octane Weekend Road Trip Start: Drive roughly five and a half hours west on I-70 from Denver , Colorado to Moab , Utah. End: Skydive Moab , just outside Arches National Park. Hours of Driving : 5+ hours driving in Moab , 14+ hours total commute time.
Best times to Visit Moab Spring and fall are great times to visit Moab ; it is usually not as crowded and the temperatures are ideal for long days of hiking, mountain biking and most outdoor activities. Both National Parks in Moab are open year -round.
Is Moab worth visiting ? Yes, Moab is absolutely worth a trip. While the town itself is just a place to base yourself, the Moab area is simply stunning and has a lot to offer. 6 дней назад
Arches National Park is 350 miles from Denver .
The closest major airport to Moab is located in Salt Lake City (236 miles from Moab – 4 hour drive). Walker Field Airport, located in Grand Junction Colorado (110 miles from Moab – 1 hr 45 min drive), provides the closest option for most airlines. Learn more about getting to Moab , Utah.
If you are tempted to take the scenic route, prepare yourself for a very long drive . Highway 12 is spectacular, stop where you can, every scene is worthy of a picture. However to get to Moab you then have to take Highway 24 and this is very long.
Downtown Moab Evening is a great time to explore our downtown business district with its great collection of restaurants, microbreweries, shops, and galleries.
Day Trip on Land Pants or shorts. T-shirt or light long-sleeved shirt. Sneakers or hiking boots. Hat. Sunscreen. Camera, batteries, and film or storage cards. Money (gratuities, souvenirs) Jacket (optional, but recommended)
Visitation: Arches has far more visitors than Canyonlands . In 2016, Arches saw over 1.5 million visitors, while Canyonlands had around 775,000. Canyonlands trails are generally more difficult overall, with more trail mileage than Arches . Canyonlands has 7 easy trails and 14 strenuous trails.
Canyonlands by Night and Day’s Most-Recommended Moab Attractions Arches National Park . Arches National Park is an excellent place to explore, hike, and take photographs. Canyonlands National Park . The Needles. The Maze. Dead Horse State Park.
Individual Entrance to Arches $15 (good for 7 days). This fee applies to bicycles and walk-ins (per person).