Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe and Moab. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
8:00 am start in Santa Fe
drive for about 1 hour
9:14 am Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:14 am
drive for about 1 hour
11:15 am Jemez Springs
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:15 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours
2:51 pm Farmington (New Mexico)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:51 pm
drive for about 2 hours
5:40 pm Mesa Verde National Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:40 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
8:08 pm Dove Creek
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 9:08 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
10:02 pm Monticello (Utah)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:02 pm
drive for about 55 minutes
11:58 pm arrive in Moab
driving ≈ 10 hours
Your starting point is Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Los Poblanos Inn & Cultural Center (3 mentions)
Jemez Springs (2 answers)
Farmington (New Mexico) (2 answers)
Mesa Verde National Park (20 mentions)
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Your final destination is Moab, Utah.
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