13 days in Utah Itinerary

13 days in Utah Itinerary

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13 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  36​h
1
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  28​h
End: Orlando

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planning site .

Orlando to Monument Valley is an approximately 36-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Orlando in May, you will find days in Monument Valley are slightly colder (74°F), and nights are cooler (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Turret Arch). Make the 22nd (Wed) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. On the 23rd (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. It doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Find out how to plan Moab trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online vacation planner .

You can fly from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. May in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

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.
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Angel's Landing, cruise along Zion Shuttle, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in May since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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 29th (Wed): get great views at Sunrise Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Thousand Lakes RV Park and then cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

Start your trip to Torrey by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Torrey in 2.5 hours. In May in Torrey, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Thousand Lakes RV Park ©
Thousand Lakes RV Park

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