11 days in Utah Itinerary

11 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah journey planner

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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kanab
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Escalante
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayenta Trail, then hike along Riverside Walk, and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park holiday planner.

Las Vegas to Zion National Park is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 27th (Fri), hike along Kanab trailhead.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kanab itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kanab are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kanab in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife

Escalante

— 2 nights
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devils Garden. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Lower Calf Creek Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Zebra Slot Canyon, then admire the natural beauty at Devils Garden, and then take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Escalante itinerary site.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Colorado National Monument and Shafer Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Needles and Needles Overlook. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gemini Bridges, take in breathtaking views at Canyonlands National Park, and grab your bike and head to Poison Spider Trail.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab planner.

You can drive from Escalante to Moab in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Escalante in October: high temperatures in Moab hover around 71°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.