11 days in Utah Itinerary

11 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple Square and Cathedral of the Madeleine. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Park City Mountain Resort & Deer Valley Resort). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Great Salt Lake.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City itinerary tool .

New York City to Salt Lake City is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Salt Lake City is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then get great views at Sunrise Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in November: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 47°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Zion National Park to Virgin to see Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor about 42 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in November: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. On the 30th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

Similar Plans

12 days in Utah BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Utah BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO December, teens, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL April, outdoors, beaches, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 48 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Utah BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans