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Denver to Moab via Crested Butte

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 Crested Butte
 Grand Junction (Colorado)
   Crested Butte 
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


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 Crested Butte. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Denver and Crested Butte. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Denver
drive for about 4 hours

3:13 pm  Crested Butte
stay overnight at Crested Butte Mountain Resort
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Crested Butte Mountain Resort
drive for about 3 hours

1:49 pm  Grand Junction (Colorado)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:49 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:34 pm  arrive in Moab

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Crested Butte  (9 answers)
    hotels around Crested Butte:
        Crested Butte Mountain Resort
    questions about Crested Butte:
        Camping in Crested Butte?

Grand Junction (Colorado)  (16 answers)

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.

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 494 miles
driving time of 9 hours
170 Denver travel answers
9 Crested Butte travel answers
16 Grand Junction (Colorado) travel answers
36 Moab travel answers


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