15 days in Salt Lake City, Zion National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in Salt Lake City, Zion National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
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Zion National Park
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Salt Lake City

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Hill Aerospace Museum and Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Take a break from the city and head to This is the Place Heritage Park and Canyons Village at Park City. Explore Salt Lake City's surroundings by going to Golden Spike National Historic Site (in Corinne), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Park City) and Thanksgiving Point (in Lehi). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine, walk around Olympic Cauldron Park, examine the collection at Church History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City tour app.

Santiago, Chile to Salt Lake City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Santiago to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 4 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Riverside Walk and Watchman Trail. Visiting Temple of Sinawava Trail and Checkerboard Mesa will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Court of the Patriarchs, stroll through Timber Creek Overlook Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon, and admire all the interesting features of Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are slightly colder (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and Ocean Avenue. Get a sense of the local culture at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and Bowers Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Flightdeck Simulation Center (in Anaheim) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip site.

Fly from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are much hotter (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Trails

Side Trips