15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  10​h
1
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Torrey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
St. George
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Tampa

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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): cruise along Moki Dugway.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mexican Hat travel route builder site .

Tampa to Mexican Hat is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tampa in August, expect Mexican Hat to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Moki Dugway, Bluff Fort Historic Site, Goosenecks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Windows and Island in the Sky will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shafer Trail and Balanced Rock Trail. Go for a jaunt from Moab to Canyonlands National Park to see Mesa Arch about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, hike along Turret Arch, and head off-road at local off-road trails.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Moab trip planning website .

You can drive from Mexican Hat to Moab in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Off-Road & ATV Trails

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road & ATV Trails and The Hickman Bridge Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Capitol Reef National Park and Highway 12 Scenic Byway. Get out of town with these interesting Torrey side-trips: Escalante (Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area & Escalante Heritage Center).

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Torrey trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Moab to Torrey in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in September; daily highs in Torrey reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park, Escalante
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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.
Get outdoors at Wall Street and Fairyland Loop Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rainbow Point and Rim Trail. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, get great views at Sunrise Point, take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, and take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Torrey to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Wall Street ©
Wall Street

2
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Tabernacle, then immerse yourself in nature at Snow Canyon State Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the St. George trip maker site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to St. George in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in St. George, with highs around 89°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snow Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snow Canyon State Park ©
Snow Canyon State Park
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

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