19 days in Utah Itinerary

19 days in Utah Itinerary

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19 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

3
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.
Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Angel's Landing, explore the striking landscape of Observation Point, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Zion National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. Traveling from Amsterdam to Zion National Park, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Zion National Park are much hotter (40°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 4th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, stop by The Rock Stop, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and finally view the masterpieces at Raven's Heart Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanab online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kanab can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Rock Stop
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Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
The Rock Stop ©
The Rock Stop

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.
Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Inspiration Point, trek along Queen's Garden Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Sunset Point.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bryce Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Kanab - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park . On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, then trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and then cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Torrey day trip app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Torrey in 2.5 hours. August in Torrey sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground

2
nights
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. On the 10th (Sat), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip maker site .

You can drive from Torrey to Monument Valley in 4 hours. Traveling from Torrey in August, expect Monument Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moki Dugway
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Go for a jaunt from Moab to Arches National Park to see Delicate Arch about 38 minutes away. Make the 13th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. On the 12th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll through Turret Arch, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

Before you visit Moab, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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.
On the 16th (Fri), hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Deer Valley Resort
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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