14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Park City
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— Few hours
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Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night

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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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City day trip planner.

Baltimore to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Baltimore in August: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 92°F, while lows dip to 67°F. You will leave for Park City on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): let the river carry you with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, then do sightseeing your way with Utah Olympic Park, and then cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Park City trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Park City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Park City: highs are around 76°F and lows about 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
4.6
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Utah Olympic Park
4.5

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): hike along Goosenecks Overlook, then hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground. On the next day, trek along Capitol Gorge Trail, take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon, and then make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Park City to Capitol Reef National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Park City in September, plan for slightly colder days in Capitol Reef National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Goosenecks Overlook
4.5
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Historic Site
Fruita Campground
4.6

1
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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park
For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park route planner.

You will leave for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

2
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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.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, get great views at Inspiration Point, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally stroll through Navajo Loop Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. September in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9
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Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park itinerary planning app.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Narrows
4.9

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 8th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0
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Canyon
Inner Canyon
5.0

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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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monument Valley tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. In September, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 81°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Green River Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, then explore the striking landscape of Island in the Sky, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pothole Point Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park travel planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Mesa Arch
4.8

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and then don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park planner.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. September in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Double Arch
4.9

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