20 days in Utah Itinerary

20 days in Utah Itinerary

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20 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
St. George
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Vernal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Milwaukee

3
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. St. George Temple and LaFave Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Zion National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. George: David J West Gallery (in Springdale) and Cedar City Utah Temple (in Cedar City). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Kayenta, see a world frozen in time at Silver Reef Museum, and play a few rounds at Sky Mountain Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. George tour builder website .

Milwaukee to St. George is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Milwaukee to St. George is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Milwaukee in July, expect St. George to be a bit warmer, temps between 100°F and 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Springdale, Sky Mountain Golf Course, Cedar City Utah Temple, Silver Reef Museum
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

3
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Anasazi State Park Museum and Escalante Heritage Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Peek-A-Boo Loop and Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Change things up with these side-trips from Bryce: Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bryce trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from St. George to Bryce takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from St. George in July, you will find days in Bryce are slightly colder (81°F), and nights are much colder (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante, Ruby's Inn, Anasazi State Park Museum, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bluff Fort Historic Site and Pioneer Cemetery. Take a break from the city and head to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and The Hideout Golf Club. Venture out of the city with trips to Monument Valley (Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. & Off-Road Tours) and Mule Canyon Ruins (in Blanding). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, and make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bluff, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bryce to Bluff by car takes about 5.5 hours. In July, Bluff is somewhat warmer than Bryce - with highs of 90°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bluff

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Blanding, The Hideout Golf Club, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway

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nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RedRock Astronomy and Gallery Moab LCA. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Bret Edge Photography Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

To find out how to plan a trip to Moab, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bluff to Moab in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bluff in July, with highs in Moab at 97°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

3
nights
Vernal

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. Visiting McConkie Ranch and Red Fleet State Park will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park and Quarry Exhibit Hall. Take a break from Vernal with a short trip to McKee Springs Petroglyphs in Jensen, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and explore the striking landscape of Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vernal online trip maker .

Drive from Moab to Vernal in 4 hours. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Vernal to be a bit cooler, temps between 91°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Vernal

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Jensen
Highlights from your plan
Red Fleet State Park ©
Red Fleet State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Temple Square and Natural History Museum of Utah. Venture out of the city with trips to Ogden (Historic 25th Street & Hill Aerospace Museum), Provo City Center Temple (in Provo) and Park City Main Street Historic District (in Park City). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and shop like a local with Art at the Main Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City road trip planning site .

You can drive from Vernal to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Traveling from Vernal in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Salt Lake City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ogden, Provo City Center Temple, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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