8 days in Lake Powell & Moab Itinerary

8 days in Lake Powell & Moab Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Powell & Moab Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Omaha

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 10th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell travel itinerary planner.

Omaha to Lake Powell is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Lake Powell is minus 1 hour. In May in Lake Powell, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Trails Nature
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5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park), Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Colorado National Monument (in Fruita). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, hike along Double Arch, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Moab road trip planning site .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Moab in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Moab, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Colorado National Monument, Mesa Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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