13 days in Utah Itinerary

13 days in Utah Itinerary

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13 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Arches National Park
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Moab
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Nashville

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 Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Springdale, approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, cruise along Zion Shuttle, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planning site .

Arches National Park to Zion National Park is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 36°F in Zion National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
When in Bryce, make a side trip to see Highway 12 Scenic Byway in Torrey, approximately 50 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bryce sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Bryce. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
When in Moab, make a side trip to see Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Arches National Park, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip app .

Traveling by car from Bryce to Moab takes 4.5 hours. In October, Moab is a bit warmer than Bryce - with highs of 71°F and lows of 42°F. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mesa Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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