15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Park City
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 5th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 6th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, do a tasting at Castle Creek Winery, and see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary tool .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Moab is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Castle Creek Winery ©
Castle Creek Winery
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. In August, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than Moab - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Photography Tours

1
night
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 10th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Sunset Point, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then get great views at Inspiration Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park vacation planner .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 29°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: trek along Angel's Landing and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In August, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
When in Park City, make a side trip to see Soldier Hollow Golf Course in Midway, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, take an in-depth tour of Park City Museum, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and play a few rounds at Wasatch Mountain- Mountain Course.

Make your Park City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Park City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for little chillier nights in Park City, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Golf Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Midway
Highlights from your plan
Soldier Hollow Golf Course ©
Soldier Hollow Golf Course
High West Distillery ©
High West Distillery

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