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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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bryce
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kanab
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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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.
To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City attractions planner.

Atlanta to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 58°F. You will leave for Arches National Park on the 10th (Sat).
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Arches National Park — 1 day

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shafer Canyon Overlook as well as Island In The Sky Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get answers to all your questions at Island In The Sky Visitor Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, and then explore the stunning scenery at Shafer Canyon Overlook.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and then take in breathtaking views at Canyonlands National Park.

Find out how to plan Moab trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce.
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Bryce — 1 night

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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce trip itinerary site.

Drive from Moab to Bryce in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in September, with highs in Bryce at 70°F and lows at 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanab.
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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kanab planning tool.

You can drive from Bryce to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in September, with highs in Kanab at 84°F and lows at 48°F. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 14th (Wed).
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Zion National Park — 3 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You've now added Angel's Landing to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through The Narrows.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes an hour. September in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Bonneville Salt Flats has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): bet on your favorite at Bonneville Salt Flats.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City sightseeing app.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 58°F. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to home.
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Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
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.
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