13 days in Utah Itinerary

13 days in Utah Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Kanab
— 1 night
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 4 nights

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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 1st (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Cincinnati to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cincinnati in July, with highs in Salt Lake City at 95°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

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.
Take a break from Zion National Park with a short trip to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Springdale, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zion National Park, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
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 6th (Sat): get great views at Inspiration Point, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

Discover how to plan a Bryce Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 8th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, browse the exhibits of Moqui Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and finally stop by Denny's Wigwam.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kanab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Kanab reach 94°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

1
night
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 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip app.

You can drive from Kanab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. In July in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, about 38 minutes away. On the 10th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Moab itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in July, with highs in Moab at 97°F and lows at 67°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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