15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Torrey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Turret Arch, Double Arch, & more). Make the 15th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Double Down Bike Shop.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner .

Boston to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Moab. Traveling from Boston in October, expect nights in Moab to be a bit cooler, around 42°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

3
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Get outdoors at Capitol Reef National Park and Sunset Point Trail. Explore Torrey's surroundings by going to Escalante (Escalante Heritage Center & Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area) and Strike Valley Overlook (in Capitol Reef National Park). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Torrey trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Moab to Torrey by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in October; daily highs in Torrey reach 61°F and lows reach 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kanab.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park, Escalante
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Strike Valley Overlook ©
Strike Valley Overlook

1
night
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kanab road trip planning site .

You can drive from Torrey to Kanab in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Torrey in October: high temperatures in Kanab hover around 74°F and lows are around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Wildlife Parks
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Photography Tours

4
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.
Get outdoors at The Narrows and Zion's Main Canyon. Change things up with a short trip to Lower Pine Creek Waterfall in Springdale (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, get great views at Observation Point, and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park online tour builder .

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lower Pine Creek Waterfall
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore by horseback at American Fork Canyon and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Salt Lake City are little chillier (68°F), and nights are a bit warmer (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

American Fork Canyon
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American Fork Canyon ©
American Fork Canyon
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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