22 days in Utah Itinerary

22 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Park City
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Springdale
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bryce
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to London

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Park City — 2 nights

Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Rocky Mountain Outfitters and Mount Olympus Trail will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Park City: Cascade Springs (in Charleston), Silver Lake (in Brighton) and Alpine Loop Scenic Backway (in Heber City). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at High Uintas Wilderness Area, stop by Park City Jewelers, and explore the stunning scenery at Little Cottonwood Canyon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Park City online visit planner.

London, UK to Park City is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Park City is minus 7 hours. Traveling from London in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of -1°C in Park City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can fly to Springdale.
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Springdale — 3 nights

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Get in touch with nature at Zion Jeep Tours and Zion National Park. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

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You can fly from Park City to Springdale in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Park City in May, expect nights in Springdale to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Kanab.
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Kanab — 3 nights

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Lick Wash Slot Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Kanab: Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest (in Panguitch) and Coyote Buttes (in Big Water). There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, hike along Many Pools Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), and get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage House Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Springdale to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce.
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Bryce — 4 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area and Rim Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryce: The Hogback (in Boulder), Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Scenic Byway 12 (in Escalante). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Red Canyon Trail Rides, hike along Fairyland Loop Trail, and stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bryce trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce takes 1.5 hours. In May, Bryce is slightly colder than Kanab - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 3 nights

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. Get in touch with nature at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Off-Road Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Comb Ridge (in Bluff) and Valley of the Gods (in Mexican Hat). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, explore and take pictures at Monument Valley – Highway 163 Scenic Drive, and cruise along Moki Dugway.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley online vacation planner.

Drive from Bryce to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce in May; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 27°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Moab.
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Moab — 5 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Deep Desert Expeditions. Change things up with a short trip to Pine Tree Arch Trail in Arches National Park (about 36 minutes away). Make the 16th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. On the 19th (Fri), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, stop by The T Shirt Shop, stroll through Bike Fiend, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab driving holiday app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
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.
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