12 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Utah & Arizona Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Bryce
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Tusayan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Page
— 2 nights
shuttle + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London


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2
nights
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 25th (Sun): hike along Double Arch, don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and then trek along Balanced Rock Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, look for gifts at The T Shirt Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, then don't miss a visit to The Overlook Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Negro Bill Canyon Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Moab day trip planning site .

London, UK to Moab is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Moab hover around 39°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Corona Arch ©
Corona Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

2
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon, and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bryce holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Bryce reach 29°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tusayan.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Red Canyon
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take in panoramic vistas at Grandview Point, and then get great views at Hopi Point. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Tusayan trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bryce to Tusayan by car takes about 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Tusayan

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 31st (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, explore the activities along Lake Powell, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and then steep yourself in history at Navajo Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Page travel route website .

Drive from Tusayan to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Tusayan in August, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

2
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway and then explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Observation Point, and then trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planning site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zion National Park, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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