17 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

17 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

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17 days in Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 40°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

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.
Get outdoors at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and Zion Shuttle. Step off the beaten path and head to The Narrows and Angel's Landing. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (34°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then stop by Denny's Wigwam. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Rock Stop, explore the ancient world of Moqui Cave, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kanab sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Kanab by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Rock Stop
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Photography Tours
The Rock Stop ©
The Rock Stop
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

3
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 1st (Sun): stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Canyon, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online itinerary creator.

Getting from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kanab in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 25°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Canyon
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 3rd (Tue), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then trek along Negro Bill Canyon Trail, and then stop by Sandstone Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Moab itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Moab at 23°C and lows at 5°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Negro Bill Canyon Trail ©
Negro Bill Canyon Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Golden Spike.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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