10 days in Hershey, Harrisonburg & Utah Itinerary

10 days in Hershey, Harrisonburg & Utah Itinerary

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Hershey
— 2 nights
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Harrisonburg
— 2 nights
Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Canyonlands Field
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Bryce
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Hershey

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hershey: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Hersheypark.

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Philadelphia to Hershey is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Hershey sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Harrisonburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Caverns, then explore the stunning scenery at Luray Caverns, and then stroll through Kennedy Peak Hike.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Harrisonburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hershey to Harrisonburg takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Harrisonburg can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Moab holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Harrisonburg to Moab. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Harrisonburg in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 92°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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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 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley road trip planning site.

Drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 87°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours

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Bryce

Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, then get great views at Inspiration Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and finally trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce holiday planning website.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Bryce in 5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, expect Bryce to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square and then get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City travel planner.

Drive from Bryce to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Bryce, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.