22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

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22 days in Utah Itinerary

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

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Golden Spike and Wheeler Historic Farm. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic 25th Street and Beehive House. Venture out of the city with trips to Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (in Brigham City) and Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (in Kamas).

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Salt Lake City. When traveling from Manchester in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, Historic 25th Street, Golden Spike, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
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Historic 25th Street
Historic 25th Street
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
Beehive House ©
Beehive House

4
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.
Get outdoors at Temple of Sinawava Trail and Hidden Canyon. Explore hidden gems such as Parowan Gap Petroglyphs and Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Court of the Patriarchs. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Snow Canyon State Park.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park journey builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Zion National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Snow Canyon State Park, Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
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Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs ©
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

4
days
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Kaibab National Forest and Mooney Falls. Visit Moqui Cave and Old Paria for their historical value. When in Kanab, make a side trip to see White Pockets in Page, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, stop by Denny's Wigwam, hike along Kanab trailhead, and take in breathtaking views at Buckskin Gulch.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanab tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kanab can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

White Pockets, Mooney Falls, Kaibab National Forest
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Mooney Falls ©
Mooney Falls
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
White Pockets ©
White Pockets

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Queen's Garden Trail and Rainbow Point. Visiting Peek-A-Boo Loop and Wall Street will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce Canyon National Park: Escalante Heritage Center (in Escalante), Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes and don't miss a visit to Natural Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online route planner .

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Escalante Heritage Center, Coyote Buttes, Natural Bridge, Kodachrome Basin State Park
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Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

5
days
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Slickrock Bike Trail and Double O Arch. Explore hidden gems such as Castle Valley and Colorado Riverway Recreation Area. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Shafer Trail (in Canyonlands National Park) and Arches National Park (Sand Dune Arch & Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Gemini Bridges, see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage, stop by Moab Rock Shop, and hike along Park Avenue Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Moab vacation planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Shafer Trail
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Double O Arch ©
Double O Arch
Gemini Bridges ©
Gemini Bridges
Sand Dune Arch ©
Sand Dune Arch

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