13 days in Utah Itinerary

13 days in Utah Itinerary

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13 days in Utah Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kanab
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h
Manchester

2
days
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally admire the striking features of LDS Conference Center.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City tour itinerary planning app .

Manchester, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

2
days
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Angel's Landing, then take in the exciting artwork at Sorella Gallery, and then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Salt Lake City in September, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Sorella Gallery
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Sorella Gallery ©
Sorella Gallery

2
days
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then get great views at Sunrise Point, and finally get great views at Inspiration Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In September, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 25°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Bryce Point ©
Bryce Point
Sunrise Point ©
Sunrise Point

few
hours
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kanab trip planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Kanab: highs are around 34°C and lows about 9°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Denny's Wigwam ©
Denny's Wigwam

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours

2
days
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, then don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In September in Moab, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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