10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

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Start: San Jose
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
3
Park City
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: San Jose

1
day
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 30th (Sun), hike along Navajo Loop Trail and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip site.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 14- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Jose to Bryce Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. In December, Bryce Canyon National Park is cooler than San Jose - with highs of 2°C and lows of -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zion National Park and The Narrows. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and hike along Angel's Landing.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 11°C and lows are around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 3rd (Thu), fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Park City trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Zion National Park to Park City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in January: highs in Park City hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab vacation planning site.

Getting from Park City to Moab by combination of shuttle, flight, and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Park City in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Moab, with lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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