13 days in Utah Itinerary

13 days in Utah Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 4 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Bring the kids along to Zion National Park and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Change things up with a short trip to Zion Helicopters in Virgin (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online route planner.

Atlanta to Zion National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Atlanta in May since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Observation Point
Observation Point
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, hike along Rim Trail, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bryce trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Bryce. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Bryce at 63°F and lows at 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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Monument Valley

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 27th (Thu): stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bryce to Monument Valley in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce in May: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 74°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

4
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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Bring the kids along to Arches National Park and Skydive Moab. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and stroll through Hurrah Pass Road.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab online travel route planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Moab are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Moab Jett ©
Moab Jett

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): trek along White Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and finally trek along Pothole Point Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Moab to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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