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Denver to Moab drive

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 Winter Park
 Glenwood Springs
 Colterris Winery
 Arches National Park
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Denver to Moab road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Denver to Moab. If you're planning a road trip to Moab, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Denver and Moab. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Denver and Moab. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Denver
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:28 am  Winter Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:28 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:09 pm  Vail
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:09 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:13 pm  Glenwood Springs
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Glenwood Springs
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:18 pm  eat at Colterris Winery
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:18 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:55 pm  Arches National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:55 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

4:39 pm  arrive in Moab

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Winter Park  (11 answers)
    Winter Park Resort  (2 mentions)
    questions about Winter Park:
        Need a great place to stay in Winter Park

Vail  (52 answers)
    restaurants around Vail:
        Minturn Saloon
    questions about Vail:
        Outlet for ski clothing?
        Summer Restaurants in Vail

Glenwood Springs  (8 answers)
    Hanging Lake  (2 mentions)

Colterris Winery

Arches National Park  (39 mentions)

What are some things to do in Moab?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Arches National Park  (27 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Moab. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Jaime from Mar Vista asked:
Seeking Dog Friendly Adventures in Moab?  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Moab to Denver drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Denver? Try searching for places within 5.5 hours of Denver.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Denver to Moab. Or get a full Denver to Moab flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Denver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Denver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 354 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 26 minutes
170 Denver travel answers
11 Winter Park travel answers
52 Vail travel answers
8 Glenwood Springs travel answers
36 Moab travel answers


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