12 days in Utah Itinerary

12 days in Utah Itinerary

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12 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Coalville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
day
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally explore the galleries of Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Salt Lake City. In April, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Island in the Sky. It doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab road trip planning app .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Island in the Sky
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online vacation planner .

Getting from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in April, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then take an in-depth tour of Heritage House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kanab online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April; daily highs in Kanab reach 69°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Historical Kanab Library ©
Historical Kanab Library

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 18th (Thu), cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Coalville.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

1
night
Coalville

Coalville ©
Coalville is a city in Summit County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Backcountry Snowmobiling. On the 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Backcountry Snowmobiling.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Coalville trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Coalville with the Route module. In April, Coalville is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 58°F and lows of 29°F. On the 21st (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Coalville

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling

2
nights
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.
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter and then admire the landmark architecture of Provo City Center Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District, hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, and then get engrossed in the history at Park City Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Park City trip itinerary site .

Park City is just a short distance from Coalville. In April, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Provo City Center Temple
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Provo City Center Temple ©
Provo City Center Temple

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