16 days in Utah & Paige Itinerary

16 days in Utah & Paige Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Drive to Paige
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Paige
— 1 day
Drive

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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, see Off-Road Tours, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab trip itinerary planning site.

Dallas to Moab is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Moab. In May, Moab is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 76°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bluff

— 3 nights
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bluff side-trips: Monument Valley (Photography Tours, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, &more) and Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bluff road trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Bluff in 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Bluff. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Bluff

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bryce

— 3 nights
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Venture out of the city with trips to Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab). The adventure continues: stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop, hike along Rim Trail, look for gifts at Ruby's Inn, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bryce trip planner.

You can drive from Bluff to Bryce in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Bluff in May, things will get little chillier in Bryce: highs are around 63°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, trek along The Narrows, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce in May; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 76°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): stroll through Deer Valley Resort, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. On the next day, hit the slopes at Alta Ski Area, then take in breathtaking views at Little Cottonwood Canyon, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paige.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Paige

— 1 day
On the 16th (Sat), bet on your favorite at Cotton Bowl Speedway.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paige trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Paige. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, Paige is somewhat warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Highlights from your trip

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.