24 days in Utah & Las Vegas Itinerary

24 days in Utah & Las Vegas Itinerary

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24 days in Utah & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Land's End
Fly:  33​h
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Escalante
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Land's End

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Double O Arch and Castle Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Slickrock Bike Trail and Park Avenue Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Sand Dune Arch, Skyline Arch, & more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, explore and take pictures at Scenic Byway of Highway 128, and stop by Moab Rock Shop.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moab driving holiday planner.

Land's End, UK to Moab is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from Land's End in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Scenic Byway of Highway 128
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Sand Dune Arch ©
Sand Dune Arch
Double O Arch ©
Double O Arch
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail

3
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cave Spring and Horseshoe Canyon. Visiting White Rim Road and The Hideout Golf Club will get you outdoors. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at White Rim Trail and get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park journey maker website .

Getting from Moab to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

The Hideout Golf Club
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The Hideout Golf Club ©
The Hideout Golf Club
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

1
night
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), look for gifts at Twin Rocks Trading Post, then explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, and then admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mexican Hat online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Mexican Hat takes 3.5 hours. October in Mexican Hat sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Bluff, Moki Dugway
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Comb Ridge ©
Comb Ridge
Twin Rocks Trading Post ©
Twin Rocks Trading Post

4
nights
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.
Visiting Off-Road & ATV Trails and Goosenecks Overlook will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Hickman Bridge Trail and Capitol Gorge Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon, steep yourself in history at Fruita Campground, and don't miss a visit to Fremont Petroglyphs.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Capitol Reef National Park takes 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Capitol Reef National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Little Wild Horse Canyon
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Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground

2
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, and then explore the stunning scenery at Zebra Slot Canyon. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Devils Garden and then explore the striking landscape at Peekaboo Gulch.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Escalante trip planner.

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Escalante by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October, things will get little chillier in Escalante: highs are around 17°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

3
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.
Visiting Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Wall Street will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Under-the-Rim Trail and Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, stroll through Bristlecone Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria, and stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In October in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway, Agua Canyon
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Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Agua Canyon ©
Agua Canyon
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon and then trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Court of the Patriarchs.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In October, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at The Neon Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park. On your second day here, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Tours, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Zipline
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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