17 days in Utah Itinerary

17 days in Utah Itinerary

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17 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
End: Portland

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Zion National Park to Rockville to see Rockville Bridge about 38 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and get great views at Observation Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park route maker .

Portland to Zion National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Zion National Park. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 94°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rockville Bridge
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
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.
Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, about 38 minutes away. Make the 23rd (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. On the 24th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and look and learn at RedRock Astronomy.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Moab day trip app .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 95°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

5
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.
Temple Square and The Tabernacle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Salt Lake Temple and Golden Spike National Historic Site for their historical value. Explore Salt Lake City's surroundings by going to Deer Valley Resort (in Park City), Ogden (Historic 25th Street & Hill Aerospace Museum) and Lehi Roller Mills (in Lehi). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, and explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

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You can fly from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ogden, Deer Valley Resort, Lehi Roller Mills, Golden Spike National Historic Site
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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