16 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

16 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

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16 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Park City
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday website .

Toronto, Canada to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

1
day
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.
On the 9th (Tue), cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Park City trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Park City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Park City, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moab online vacation planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Park City to Moab in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Park City in July, with highs in Moab at 42°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) 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
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, then admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park, and then stroll through Wildcat Trail. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley travel planner .

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in July, things will get a bit cooler in Monument Valley: highs are around 38°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Moki Dugway, Goosenecks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
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 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and then immerse yourself in nature at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Escalante travel planner .

Drive from Monument Valley to Escalante in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, expect Escalante to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Highway 12 Scenic Byway
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Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area

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.
On the 16th (Tue), trek along Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

1
night
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kanab journey builder .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Kanab to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park online day trip planner .

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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