10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

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10 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 15 min
1
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

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.
On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip planning tool .

San Francisco to Zion National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Zion National Park are warmer (94°F), and nights are a bit cooler (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
Bryce

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Peek-A-Boo Loop. Change things up with these side-trips from Bryce: Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey).

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bryce trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Bryce. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in June: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 79°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Cohab Canyon Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park .

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Bryce to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In June in Capitol Reef National Park, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Arches National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Canyonlands National Park, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moab journey maker tool .

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in June, expect nights in Moab to be warmer, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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