11 days in Utah Itinerary

11 days in Utah Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
5
Moab
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then admire the natural beauty at Temple Square. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol and then stroll through Deer Valley Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online holiday planner.

Detroit to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

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Deer Valley Resort
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

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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.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and hike along Angel's Landing.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

2
nights
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 28th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, thenhike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, thenget great views at Inspiration Point, and then take in the pleasant sights at Paria View.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In December, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Monument Valley

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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Monument Valley itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Monument Valley. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): stop by Sandstone Gallery and then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Monument Valley in December since evenings lows in Moab dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Shopping
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Corona Arch
Corona Arch
Sandstone Gallery ©
Sandstone Gallery

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