15 days in Utah Itinerary

15 days in Utah Itinerary

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15 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  25​h
1
Vernal
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Escalante
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Park City
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Oslo

1
day
Vernal

Vernal ©
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. On the 21st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center, learn more about the world around you at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, then make a trip to Moonshine Arch, and finally admire all the interesting features of McConkie Ranch.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vernal holiday maker app .

Oslo, Norway to Vernal is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. In July, Vernal is somewhat warmer than Oslo - with highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dinosaur National Monument visitor center
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Moonshine Arch ©
Moonshine Arch

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step off the beaten path and head to Park Avenue Trail and Double Down Bike Shop. Escape the urban bustle at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab tour planner .

Getting from Vernal to Moab by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Vernal in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Moab: highs are around 42°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): trek along Capitol Gorge Trail, then trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then hike along Goosenecks Overlook. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park .

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Torrey journey app .

Traveling by car from Moab to Torrey takes 3 hours. In July, Torrey is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Escalante.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

2
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Peekaboo Gulch and then immerse yourself in nature at Kodachrome Basin State Park. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Escalante Heritage Center, then identify plant and animal life at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, and then head off-road at local off-road trails.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Escalante trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Torrey to Escalante takes 1.5 hours. In July in Escalante, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Off-Road & ATV Trails, Kodachrome Basin State Park
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Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planning tool .

Drive from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. July in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then trek along Angel's Landing.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In July, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 40°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
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 2nd (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, take in the exciting artwork at Fatali Gallery, and then get in on the family fun at Park City Alpine Slide.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Park City trip planner .

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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Park City, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Theme Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Park City Alpine Slide ©
Park City Alpine Slide

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