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Goblin Valley State Park | Centerstar Photograhy
Where alpine forests overlook red rock canyons
Southeastern Utah is anchored my Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and the active tourism basecamps of Moab and Green River.
Further south, travelers can explore the vast stretch of land known as Bears Ears country, which includes active and ancient Native American communities and historic sites, such as Monument Valley and Hovenweep.
Recommended regional trip length:
3 days to fully experience the two national parks.
Add an additional day for each of the following stops/activities:
Looking to spend a week on the open roads of Southern Utah? Spend your Utah destinations vacation at The Mighty 5 — our iconic national parks — and at the equally majestic national monuments and state parks in between.
Moab is Utah’s adventure epicenter — a place where world-renowned natural destinations are scattered around a town that’s brimming with local charm. Be sure to bring a vivid imagination and taste for exploration along with your hiking shoes, sunscreen and water bottle, because this is not your typical retreat.
What makes up The Best Week of Your Life? Let’s run the numbers for this one: five national parks, two national monuments, five scenic drives including one All-American Road, two national forests and up to six state parks, including the photogenic Dead Horse Point and Kodachrome Basin.