21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  16​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Oslo

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Park City Alpine Slide and Loveland Living Planet Aquarium will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Deer Valley Resort & Fatali Gallery). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Olympic Cauldron Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City road trip planning app .

Oslo, Norway to Salt Lake City is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Oslo in June, plan for warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Park City, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Alpine Slide ©
Park City Alpine Slide
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium ©
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Colorado National Monument (in Fruita). On the 29th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 1st (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art.

Plan my day in Moab using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce Canyon National Park: Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante), Navajo Bridge (in Grand Canyon National Park) and Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip site .

Getting from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. In July, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Sunrise Point ©
Sunrise Point

3
nights
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.
When in Zion National Park, make a side trip to see Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor in Virgin, approximately 44 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's still lots to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and get great views at Observation Point.

Plan trip to Zion National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, indulge your taste buds at Catalina Offshore Products, stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to San Diego takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zion National Park to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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