10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Jacksonville

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Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 22nd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then get great views at Inspiration Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally get great views at Fairyland Point.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour planner.

Jacksonville to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jacksonville to Bryce Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Jacksonville in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
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 24th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Kanab

— 1 night
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage House Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kanab trip builder app.

Drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kanab can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley online route planner.

You can drive from Kanab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Parks · Museums

Moab

— 3 nights

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 28th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy and then explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Moab trip planning site.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In September in Moab, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails

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.