22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

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22 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
+2
Fly + bus + shuttle:  32​h
1
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Torrey
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Moab
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 6 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get outdoors at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Zion National Park. Explore Kanab's surroundings by going to Bryce Canyon National Park (Navajo Loop Trail & Navajo/Queens Garden Loop), Zion National Park (The Narrows & Angel's Landing) and David J West Gallery (in Springdale). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Kanab sightseeing planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Kanab is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Cape Town to Kanab, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cape Town, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kanab, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, David J West Gallery
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Get outdoors at Highway 12 Scenic Byway and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cove Fort Historic Site and Fremont Indian State Park and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Capitol Reef National Park (in Capitol Reef National Park) and Escalante Heritage Center (in Escalante). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Torrey vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Torrey takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanab in September: high temperatures in Torrey hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Utah, Escalante, Capitol Reef National Park , Fremont Indian State Park and Museum
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

6
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy RedRock Astronomy and Moab Giants. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park). On the 12th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. On the 13th (Fri), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, hike along Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab vacation planning site .

You can drive from Torrey to Moab in 3 hours. Traveling from Torrey in September, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Island in the Sky
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
River Rafting & Tubing

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple Square and BYU Earth Science Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Joseph Smith Memorial Building and Doughnut Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Park City Mountain Resort & Fishing Charters & Tours), North Forty Escapes (in Oakley) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Provo). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, steep yourself in history at Lehi Roller Mills, Head underground at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and meet the residents at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Park City, Lehi, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Doughnut Falls, BYU Earth Science Museum
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Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Fishing Charters & Tours

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