14 days in Utah Itinerary

14 days in Utah Itinerary

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14 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Escalante
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 6th (Fri), see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy and then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab online route builder .

Boston to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Moab. When traveling from Boston in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Moab, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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 8th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley journey planner .

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©

1
night
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 9th (Mon), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Musuem.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kanab travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Monument Valley to Kanab in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

1
night
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 10th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, then get great views at Inspiration Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kanab in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then hike along Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then shop like a local with David J West Gallery, and then explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Springdale tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Springdale by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Springdale hover around 84°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then view the masterpieces at Fatali Gallery, and then cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Springdale to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Springdale in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 58°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, and then take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park .

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Escalante online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Escalante takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. In September, Escalante is little chillier than Salt Lake City - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park , Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Devils Garden ©
Devils Garden

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