22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

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22 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  4​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cedar City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Portland

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort. Step out of Salt Lake City with an excursion to Canyons Village at Park City in Park City--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Olympic Cauldron Park, and steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City itinerary planning website .

Portland to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Portland in November, with lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Park City
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Canyons Village at Park City ©
Canyons Village at Park City

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Arches National Park and Double Arch will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch, Wolfe Ranch, & more). Make the 19th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Moab, with lows of 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
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 22nd (Thu), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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. On the 23rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park . On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Highway 12 Scenic Byway and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thousand Lakes RV Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Torrey trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Monument Valley to Torrey in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in November, with highs in Torrey at 47°F and lows at 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Thousand Lakes RV Park ©
Thousand Lakes RV Park

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Coyote Buttes. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. The adventure continues: trek along Navajo Loop Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

Drive from Torrey to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, and finally admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kanab trip planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in November, expect Kanab to be a bit warmer, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave
Denny's Wigwam ©
Denny's Wigwam

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at The Narrows and Angel's Landing. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor in Virgin (about 44 minutes away). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion West Ranch.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park holiday planning tool .

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Virgin
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

1
night
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, tee off at Cedar Ridge Golf Course, and then explore the stunning scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument.

Plan trip to Cedar City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Cedar City takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in December, you will find days in Cedar City are little chillier (42°F), and nights are about the same (16°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cedar City

Outdoors Golf Parks
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Cedar Ridge Golf Course ©
Cedar Ridge Golf Course
Artisans Gallery ©
Artisans Gallery

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