10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

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10 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  6​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then make a trip to Olympic Cauldron Park. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City travel planning app .

Charlotte to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Salt Lake City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in Salt Lake City at 72°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Deer Valley Resort
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Havasu Falls, Observation Point and Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and trek along Angel's Landing.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip site .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Salt Lake City in May, with lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Havasu Falls
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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night
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.
On the 6th (Mon), get great views at Sunrise Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 63°F and lows about 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Turret Arch). Make the 7th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. On the 8th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. The adventure continues: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip maker app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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