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Arches National Park

Dinosaur Highway Road Trip

Moab - Fruita - Dinosaur - Roosevelt - Price - Arches N.P.

Expect on your Dinosaur Highway Road Trip Itinerary

Security Security
Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Urban life Urban life
Historical sites Historical sites
Wildlife Wildlife
ACTIVATE MAP Stages6 km832 h/stage2.8

Best months to drive Dinosaur Highway Road Trip

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Dinosaur Highway Road Trip in Utah?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 188EUR drive & more 88EUR sleep & more 330EUR eat & more 276EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 694EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 881EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 125EUR sleep & more 495EUR eat & more 360EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 980EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,205EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 375EUR drive & more 150EUR sleep & more 825EUR eat & more 540EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 1,515EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,890EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,125EUR drive & more 188EUR sleep & more 143EUR eat & more 276EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 607EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 1,732EUR
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Dinosaur Highway Road Trip Itinerary

Dinosaur Highway Road Trip is an exquisite treat for avid fans of road adventures. tourist will be especially satisfied with this road trip. The road tour runs, among others, through such places as Moab, Dinosaur, and Roosevelt. The recommended duration of the road plan presented in this article is 5 days, however, you can surely complete it in 4. Remember that if you are tempted with the picturesqueness of the region, you can always extend your tour. If you are wondering about the time spent on the road, it will be approximately 2.8 hours each day, and tourists will travel 832km . Ready for the journey? So, let’s jump behind the wheel and set out!
number of days 5 number of days
route length 832 km route length
budget fair budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the right traffic direction
accident level low accident level
During Dinosaur Highway Road Trip, drivers will spend a lot of time outside the cities where they will have the opportunity to contemplate scenic nature. The road trip is a great opportunity to see a number of exciting places at a relatively reasonable price and stress-free. Despite of the fact that the hotels on the way do not offer that much comfort, they still offer value for money. While in Utah, you should move on the right and be mindful that the road conditions are characterised by a low number of accidents. If you are wondering about the best time to take the road trip, make your plans somewhere between April and October.

START Moab

Distance 832 km Driving time 16.6 h Pace: modest Airports SLC
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1 Moab - Fruita

Distance 145 km Driving time 2.9 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road stretches of winding road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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2 Fruita - Dinosaur

Distance 160 km Driving time 2.8 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road junction of road trips
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3 Dinosaur - Harper's Corner - Roosevelt

Distance 158 km Driving time 6.2 h Pace: slow View map Itinerary
stretches of gravel road dining venues scenic road
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4 Roosevelt - Price

Distance 132 km Driving time 1.9 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road accommodation options
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5 Price - Arches N.P.

Distance 205 km Driving time 2.2 h Pace: fast View map Itinerary
scenic road junction of road trips accommodation options
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6 Arches N.P. - Moab

Distance 33 km Driving time 0.7 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
EV charging station dining venues scenic road junction of road trips attractive landscape accommodation options
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Dinosaur Highway Road Trip Summary

Hopefully, our itinerary idea has become a great inspiration for your future holidays.
The itinerary we’ve suggested can be used as a base that can be recreated in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with diverse beauty spots.
If car travel is a travel option you prefer, there are a number of essential traffic regulations to follow and a list of elements to bear in mind to make your road adventure safe. These tips will also become useful for holidaymakers who are interested in car rental or camper hire in Utah.
In Utah, there are a number of traffic rules to be bore in mind while driving. In Utah, if you are planning to drive, try to avoid alcohol at all. Travellers ought to remember that the permitted level of alcohol in blood is not very high and cannot exceed 0.5‰. Never exceed the allowed speed limit when travelling around the urban areas, which is 40km/h. If you are aiming for rural areas, you should bear in mind that the maximum speed is 72km/h. In Utah, you can travel at the permissible speed of 129km/h on highways. It is best to equip your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit and drive with your headlights on at daytime to increase the safety of you and your passengers.
But what are the costs of the whole trip. Of course, depending on the budget option that interests you, the amount of money that you have to spend on your tour expenses will vary. Let’s have a look at the budget options.
We estimate that the cheapest offer when it comes to gasoline to cover the planned 832km across Utah may cost approximately 88 EUR. Economy accommodation options can cost you approximately 330 EUR. Tourists who take advantage of this option will spend more or less 276 EUR on restaurants and food. Travellers will have to pay approximately 188 EUR if they are interested in the cheapest hire car option as well. Thus, going for car rental will increase the expenses of the road trip from more or less 694 EUR to around 881 EUR.
When it comes to the standard offer, you have to spend the maximum of 88 EUR to cover the planned mileage of the adventure. If you are into standard accommodation options, you should remember that the expenses may amount up to more or less 495 EUR. Drivers may expect that the standard option in terms of food and restaurants will cost around 360 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the trip in a standard rental car should expect a cost of about 225 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total roughly 1,205 EUR for travellers who would like to try car hire and 980 EUR for those who are not interested in renting.
The highest level of comfort of the premium option will meet the expectations of the most demanding tourists. Drivers who would like to rent a car will pay approximately 1,890 EUR for the whole itinerary, whereas those who are not interested in car hire will spend more or less 1,515 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the itinerary in a premium hire car can expect a cost of more or less 375 EUR. In the premium option of the trip, the fuel cost will be up to roughly 150 EUR. You should expect to pay about 540 EUR for restaurants and food and about 825 EUR for accommodation if you are interested in the highest standard of services during your tour.
Our tour is also superb for camper enthusiasts. If you choose this mode of transport, the costs will be up to approximately 1,125 EUR. If you are wondering about the gasoline expenses for the whole road trip, they will amount to about 188 EUR. Expenses connected with food will be pay roughly 276 EUR, whereas those connected with overnight stays should cost more or less 143 EUR.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the mentioned details in a straightforward way.
The period between April and October is perfect to visit the part of Utah showed in our adventure idea. There are numerous interesting road trips that are available on our website if Dinosaur Highway Road Trip has inspired you. We hope that the wide spectrum of trips will surely live up to the expectations of the most demanding travellers.

Facts for safer driving in Utah

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 40 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 72 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 129 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher yes
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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