15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Monticello
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
6
Park City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Aspen Mirror Lake in Duck Creek Village (about 1 hour away). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Zion National Park online journey planner .

Seattle to Zion National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be a bit cooler, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aspen Mirror Lake
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback and then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
day
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 7th (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

Discover how to plan a Monument Valley trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 81°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Monticello.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

1
night
Monticello

Monticello ©
Monticello is a city located in San Juan County, Utah, and is the county seat. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Loyd's Lake, then don't miss a visit to Big Four Tractor, and then tee off at The Hideout Golf Club.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Monticello trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Monticello takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Monticello

Golf Outdoors Parks
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Loyd's Lake ©
Loyd's Lake

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
When in Moab, make a side trip to see Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, approximately 38 minutes away. On the 9th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 10th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moab driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Monticello to Moab takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): view the masterpieces at McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, and finally sample the fine beverages at High West Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Wasatch Mountain- Mountain Course, then get a taste of the local shopping with Fatali Gallery, and then sample the fine beverages at High West Distillery & Saloon.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Park City trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Park City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in September; daily highs in Park City reach 76°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Golf Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Wasatch Mountain- Mountain Course
Highlights from your plan
High West Distillery ©
High West Distillery
McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery ©

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