16 days in Utah Itinerary

16 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Moab
— 3 nights
2
Bluff
— 3 nights
3
Bryce
— 2 nights
4
Springdale
— 1 night
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
6
Cedar City
— 1 night
7
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
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: explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Moab day trip planning website.

Chattanooga to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chattanooga to Moab due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chattanooga in May, with highs in Moab at 76°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Bluff: Monument Valley (Photography Tours, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, &more) and Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway, stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bluff road trip planning site.

You can drive from Moab to Bluff in 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in Bluff. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Bluff

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway, Muley Point Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

2
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): trek along Navajo Loop Trail, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Farview Point, then hike along Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bryce trip planning app.

Drive from Bluff to Bryce in 5.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bluff in June; daily highs in Bryce reach 79°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
Springdale

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Fatali Gallery, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then look for gifts at Joy Craft & Design, then take in the exciting artwork at Worthington Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Springdale day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bryce to Springdale in 2 hours. In June, Springdale is somewhat warmer than Bryce - with highs of 94°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Joy Craft & Design ©
Joy Craft & Design
Worthington Gallery ©
Worthington Gallery

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.
On the 6th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Springdale to Zion National Park. In June in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cedar 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
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

1
night
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center and then play a few rounds at Cedar Ridge Golf Course.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cedar City day trip planning tool.

Getting from Zion National Park to Cedar City by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cedar City: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Cedar City

Outdoors · Golf · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Ridge Golf Course ©
Cedar Ridge Golf Course
Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center ©

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Provo City Center Temple (in Provo) and Deer Valley Resort (in Park City). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, and ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cedar City to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cedar City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 62°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Provo City Center Temple, Deer Valley Resort
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
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