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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Temple Square and Red Butte Garden. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City tour itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from Miami in May, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be cooler, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Attractions like Zion National Park and Observation Point make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

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Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zion National Park, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs.

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Getting from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife