19 days in Utah Itinerary

19 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive
7
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
8
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Fresno

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Salt Lake City

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then look for gifts at Trolley Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally engage your brain at Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City holiday planner.

Fresno to Salt Lake City is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Fresno in June, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are little chillier, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park holiday maker app.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Capitol Reef National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: highs in Capitol Reef National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Escalante.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Escalante

Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stroll through Hole In The Rock Road and then admire the sheer force of Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Escalante trip planner.

Drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Escalante in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Peek-A-Boo Loop and Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. There's much more to do: trek along Navajo Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairyland Loop Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and steep yourself in history at Cove Fort Historic Site.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In June in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy The Narrows and Canyon Overlook Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Angel's Landing and Zion's Main Canyon. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

1
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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kanab can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. When traveling from Kanab in June, plan for little chillier days in Monument Valley, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

4
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Dead Horse Point State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch, Partition Arch, &more). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 95°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.