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Arches and Canyonlands

Trip Information

Number of Nights: 6

Seasons: Year Round

Start / End: Salt Lake City, UT

Average Price: $4125

Detailed Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City, UT

Starting from Salt Lake City, this road trip will take you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Learn more about Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake to Green River: 182 miles

1 night Green River

You venture to the peaceful town of Green River, the gateway to Utah’s Super Six. Learn more about Green River.

Green River to Canyonlands: 60 miles

2 nights Canyonlands National Park

After a relaxing night in Green River, you will drive to the West’s Adventure hub of Moab which is the jumping off point for Canyonlands National Park. Split into three zones, this park will have you busy all day long with hiking, ranger-led programs, and epic stargazing. Learn more about Canyonlands and Moab.

Canyonlands to Arches/ Moab: 27 miles

2 nights Arches National Park

Next, you will head to Arches National Park, famous for its over 2,000 naturally formed stone arches that gave the park its name. As you go from arch to arch, you will be stunned repeatedly by these incredible feats of nature. Learn more about Arches National Park.

Arches to Springville: 180 miles

1 night Springville Area

For you last night, you will head down to the charming city of Springville, where you can tour museums, browse the shops, and enjoy delicious eateries! Before you head home, we recommend adding on two nights at Mesa Verde National Park or two nights at Park City for an extra bit of adventure!

Springville to Salt Lake: 50 miles

End: Salt Lake City, UT

Trip Extensions

Cliff dwellings in Mesa Verde National Parks Colorado USA scaled from Tumbleweed Travel

2 nights Mesa Verde National Park +$775

In southwest Colorado lies Mesa Verde National Park; it was created to protect the archaeological heritage of the Ancestral Pueblo people who had called this area their home for over 700 years. You can dust off your Indiana Jones hat and dive into exploring this ancient culture. This location is the perfect add on to the Ultimate Utah Road Trip!

Learn more about Mesa Verde National Park.

Gondola cables and three cabins suspended over a golf course. Canyons resort Park City Utah. scaled from Tumbleweed Travel

2 nights Park City +$625

Tucked in between Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort sits the little town of Park City. This town is an adventure lover’s dream destination. From training at the Utah Olympic Park to taking a horse riding tour to seeing a show at the Egyptian Theatre, there is always something going on. Two nights in Park City will give you a glimpse of this happening town, making you want to come back again soon for more!

Learn more about Park City.