16 days in Utah Itinerary

16 days in Utah Itinerary

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Vernal
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 4 nights
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Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Beaver
— Few hours
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Springdale
— 2 nights

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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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at McConkie Ranch and then learn more about the world around you at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park.

Plan trip to Vernal with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Gdansk, Poland to Vernal is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Gdansk to Vernal. Traveling from Gdansk in August, expect nights in Vernal to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Vernal

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Landscape Arch and RedRock Astronomy. Take a break from Arches National Park with a short trip to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites in Moab, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, stroll through Windows, and trek along Balanced Rock Trail.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Vernal to Arches National Park takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vernal in September; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Must see
Landscape Arch
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Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8
Geologic Formation
Windows
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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point and then hike along Wildcat Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway, get great views at Muley Point Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, and finally don't miss a visit to Mexican Hat Rock Formation.

Start your trip to Mexican Hat by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Mexican Hat in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mexican Hat can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Valley of the Gods
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peek-A-Boo Loop and Rainbow Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce Canyon National Park: Devils Garden (in Escalante), Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip site.

You can drive from Mexican Hat to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Mexican Hat in September, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Beaver.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Peek-A-Boo Loop
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Geologic Formation
Wall Street
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Beaver

Beaver ©
Beaver is a city in Beaver County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by The Creamery and then steep yourself in history at Cove Fort Historic Site.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Beaver trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Beaver in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Beaver at 32°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Beaver

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Historic Site
Cove Fort Historic Site
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Creamery
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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Hidden Canyon, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then stop by LaFave Gallery. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with Zion Rock & Mountain Guides and then view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Springdale trip builder app.

You can drive from Beaver to Springdale in 2 hours. In September in Springdale, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Canyon
Hidden Canyon
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