10 days in Utah & Montana Itinerary

10 days in Utah & Montana Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Drive
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bryce
— 1 night
Drive
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
5
West Glacier
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City itinerary maker.

Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites
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Temple Square ©
Religious Site
Temple Square
4.6
Utah State Capitol ©
Government Building
Utah State Capitol
4.6

2
nights
Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy and then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Moab road trip planning website.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.5

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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 20th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bryce using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. In September, Bryce is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9
Inspiration Point ©
Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9

2
nights
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 21st (Sat): hike along Angel's Landing and then stroll through The Narrows. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Zion National Park road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bryce to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce in September; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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The Narrows ©
Must see
The Narrows
4.9
Zion National Park ©
National Park
Zion National Park
4.7

3
nights
West Glacier

West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Grinnell Glacier, Going-to-the-Sun Road, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Staircase Falls, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the activities along Lake McDonald.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a West Glacier trip simple and quick.

Fly from Zion National Park to West Glacier in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in West Glacier hover around 70°F and lows are around 40°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Grinnell Glacier ©
Must see
Grinnell Glacier
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Scenic Drive
Going-to-the-Sun Road
4.8

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