22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

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22 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Bluff
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cedar City
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

4
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & Island in the Sky) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Partition Arch). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and hike along Negro Bill Canyon Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab day trip site .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Moab is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in September, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Moab: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then trek along Wildcat Trail.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Monument Valley road trip planner .

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. In September in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bluff.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

few
hours
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Sand Island Campground and then contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bluff trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Bluff in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bluff

#Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Sand Island Campground ©
Sand Island Campground

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Grand Wash to Cassidy Arch and then stroll through The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Bluff to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Bluff in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Capitol Reef National Park: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Sunset Point. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along Navajo Loop Trail, get great views at Inspiration Point, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in September, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 25°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then stop by Denny's Wigwam.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kanab tour 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Little Hollywood Movie Museum ©
Little Hollywood Movie Museum
Denny's Wigwam ©
Denny's Wigwam

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at The Narrows and Angel's Landing. Take a break from Zion National Park with a short trip to LaFave Gallery in Springdale, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, get great views at Observation Point, and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary site .

Getting from Kanab to Zion National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

LaFave Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
LaFave Gallery ©
LaFave Gallery

few
hours
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. On the 26th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Cedar Breaks National Monument.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Cedar City trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Cedar City in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Cedar City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Cedar City

#Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Breaks National Monument ©
Cedar Breaks National Monument

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.
Get outdoors at Big Cottonwood Canyon and Deer Valley Resort. Temple Square and Cathedral of the Madeleine will appeal to history buffs. When in Salt Lake City, make a side trip to see Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway in Park City, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City travel route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Cedar City to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cedar City in September since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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