12 days in Utah Itinerary

12 days in Utah Itinerary

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12 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Park City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 24th (Mon), hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then don't miss a visit to Park City Main Street Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Resort Center Ice Rink and then cool off at Park City Mountain Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Park City trip builder tool .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Park City is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from San Juan to Park City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in December, things will get cooler in Park City: highs are around 1°C and lows about -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort

2
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. On the 26th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park . On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Ripple Rock Nature Center, then admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, and then steep yourself in history at Behunin Cabin.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Torrey tour planning app .

You can drive from Park City to Torrey in 4 hours. Traveling from Park City in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Torrey, with lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Escalante.

Things to do in Torrey

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Ripple Rock Nature Center ©
Ripple Rock Nature Center
Behunin Cabin ©
Behunin Cabin

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, and then take an in-depth tour of Escalante Heritage Center.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Escalante trip builder tool .

You can drive from Torrey to Escalante in 1.5 hours. December in Escalante sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Escalante

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park ©
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then view the masterpieces at Raven's Heart Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kanab journey maker site .

You can drive from Escalante to Kanab in 3 hours. Traveling from Escalante in December, things will get a bit warmer in Kanab: highs are around 11°C and lows about -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Historical Kanab Library ©
Historical Kanab Library
Denny's Wigwam ©
Denny's Wigwam

4
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.
When in Zion National Park, make a side trip to see Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor in Virgin, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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