12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah itinerary planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
2
Moab
— 3 nights
3
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Zion National Park
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, hike along Tunnel Arch, then stroll through Landscape Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park day trip planning website.

Las Vegas to Arches National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Arches National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Arches National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 55°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moab.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Off-Road Tours. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, tee off at Moab Golf Course, get a bird's-eye view with Pinnacle Helicopters, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): trek along White Rim Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and finally trek along Pothole Point Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Shafer Canyon Overlook, trek along Shafer Trail, and then get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Moab to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Shafer Canyon Overlook ©
Shafer Canyon Overlook
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Point, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in October, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Canyon Trail Rides ©
Canyon Trail Rides

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In October, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 74°F and lows of 36°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

Similar plans

41 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 14 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 38 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Austin & Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Moab BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans