15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
2
Cedar City
— 2 nights
3
Kanab
— 2 nights
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
6
Moab
— 3 nights
7
Ogden
— 2 nights

2
nights
Zion National Park

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Watchman Trail and Riverside Walk. Take a break from the city and head to Hidden Canyon and Court of the Patriarchs. The adventure continues: trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park online travel planner.

Toronto, Canada to Zion National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in April: highs in Zion National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

2
nights
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hit the slopes at Brian Head Resort, explore the stunning scenery at Dixie National Forest, and then Head underground at Mammoth Cave. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parowan Gap Petroglyphs.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cedar City travel planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Cedar City in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cedar City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave, Brian Head Resort, Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
Highlights from your plan
Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs ©
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Paria River Canyon and then take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Historical Kanab Library, thentake an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum, thenhike along Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kanab trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Cedar City to Kanab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Cedar City in April, expect nights in Kanab to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access) ©
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access)
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Paria River Canyon ©
Paria River Canyon

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Point, thenhike along Rim Trail, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kanab in April, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

1
night
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 18th (Thu), stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll through Wildcat Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, and finally admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mexican Hat trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Mexican Hat in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Mexican Hat hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Arches National Park and Landscape Arch. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fiery Furnace and Park Avenue Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Devils Garden Trailhead & Turret Arch). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, head outdoors with Double Down Bike Shop, and cruise along La Sal Mountain Loop.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Moab route planner.

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Moab takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ogden.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

2
nights
Ogden

Ogden ©
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. On the 22nd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ogden attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Ogden takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in April: highs in Ogden hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ogden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Golden Spike National Historic Site
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge ©
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

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