14 days in Utah Itinerary

14 days in Utah Itinerary

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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Fly

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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): stop by Moab Rock Shop, then stroll through Slickrock Bike Trail, and then hike along Park Avenue Trail.

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

Detroit to Moab is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Moab is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Detroit in June, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer and then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then hike along Bristlecone Loop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in June, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are colder (40°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Kanab

— 2 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect Kanab to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 50°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salt Lake City

— 3 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.
On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

Before you visit Salt Lake City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Kanab in June, you will find days in Salt Lake City are slightly colder (89°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hidden Canyon and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park travel itinerary planner.

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 June, plan for slightly colder nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 50°F. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.