15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
4
Moab
— 5 nights

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zion's Main Canyon and Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Kolob Canyons. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon and don't miss a visit to Observation Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Zion National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Zion National Park is minus 7 hours. Traveling from London in September, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Kolob Canyons ©
Kolob Canyons

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Navajo Loop Trail and Queen's Garden Trail. Get outdoors at Sunset Point and Thor's Hammer. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Point, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Fairyland Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairyland Loop Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Fairyland Loop Trail ©
Fairyland Loop Trail

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway, explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and finally see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then hike along Wildcat Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Bring the kids along to Balanced Rock Trail and Moab Rock Shop. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mesa Arch and Windows. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Shafer Trail & Island in the Sky) and Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Sand Dune Arch). There's still lots to do: trek along Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, explore and take pictures at La Sal Mountain Loop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grandstaff Canyon Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moab road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Grandstaff Canyon Trail ©
Grandstaff Canyon Trail

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