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

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

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Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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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.
Salt Lake City is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, browse the exhibits of Joseph Smith Memorial Building, and take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City route builder app.

Miami to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in September: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.
Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and get great views at Observation Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park online day trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in September since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife