14 days in Utah Itinerary

14 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Cedar City Regional Airport, Fly to Glacier Park International Airport

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Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Park City (Fishing Charters & Tours & Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway), Alta Ski Area (in Alta) and Deer Valley Resort (in Heber City). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and stroll through Little Cottonwood Canyon.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online trip itinerary maker.

Kalispell to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kalispell in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In May, daytime highs in Moab are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
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 15th (Fri): hike along Wildcat Trail, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Moab in May since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Peek-A-Boo Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairyland Loop Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Paria View.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online route planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park day trip tool.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In May, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 76°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.