10 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

10 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City

— 1 night

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 24th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City road trip planning tool.

Charlotte to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Loop Road. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along Observation Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, and stroll through S Rim Trail.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Yaki Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature