10 days in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas & Idaho Falls Itinerary

10 days in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas & Idaho Falls Itinerary

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10 days in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas & Idaho Falls Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Calgary

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then admire the natural beauty at Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Salt Lake City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer than Calgary - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Escape the urban bustle at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Valley of Fire State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Tom Devlin's Monster Museum). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 18th (Sun), meet the residents at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park and then try out the rides at Yellowstone Bear World. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Idaho, take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, then examine the collection at Idaho Potato Museum, and finally get impressive views of Hell's Half Acre.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Idaho Falls with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Idaho Falls is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Idaho Falls: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yellowstone Bear World, Idaho Potato Museum
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Bear World ©
Yellowstone Bear World
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park
Hell's Half Acre ©
Hell's Half Acre

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