11 days in Utah Itinerary

11 days in Utah Itinerary

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11 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Fort McMurray
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Wendover
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Escalante
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Panguitch
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Blanding
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Fort McMurray

1
day
Wendover

Wendover ©
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Bonneville Salt Flats, learn about all things military at Historic Wendover Airfield, and then identify plant and animal life at Knolls Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wendover day trip planning site .

Fort McMurray, Canada to Wendover is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fort McMurray in June: high temperatures in Wendover hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Escalante.

Things to do in Wendover

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Salt Flats ©
Bonneville Salt Flats
Historic Wendover Airfield ©
Historic Wendover Airfield

1
day
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and then admire the natural beauty at Devils Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Escalante route planner.

Getting from Wendover to Escalante by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Wendover, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Escalante, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Panguitch.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Devils Garden ©
Devils Garden

2
nights
Panguitch

Panguitch ©
Panguitch is a city in and the county seat of Garfield County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): hike along Rim Trail, then hike along Queen's Garden Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Panguitch trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Escalante to Panguitch takes 1.5 hours. June in Panguitch sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Blanding.

Things to do in Panguitch

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer

2
nights
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridges National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Blanding day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Panguitch to Blanding takes 5 hours. Traveling from Panguitch in June, expect Blanding to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Blanding

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bluff Fort Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll get in some beach time at Negro Bill Canyon Trail and Double Arch. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balanced Rock Trail and Mesa Arch. Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Sand Dune Arch (in Arches National Park) and Canyonlands National Park (Shafer Trail & Island in the Sky). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch and cruise along La Sal Mountain Loop.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Moab itinerary planner .

You can drive from Blanding to Moab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Blanding in July, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Negro Bill Canyon Trail ©
Negro Bill Canyon Trail
Balanced Rock Trail ©
Balanced Rock Trail

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