10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

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10 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Blanding
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Newark

1
night
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Natural Bridges National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridges National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Sand Island Campground and then contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Blanding online trip maker .

Newark to Blanding is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Blanding. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Newark in April since evenings lows in Blanding dip to 37°F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bluff
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Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Sand Island Campground ©
Sand Island Campground

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Change things up with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park (about 38 minutes away). On the 23rd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and stop by Moab Rock Shop.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Blanding to Moab by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Moab sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City vacation builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium ©
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, then explore the ancient world of Moqui Cave, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Kanab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Salt Lake City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kanab, with highs around 69°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In April in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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