23 days in Utah Itinerary

23 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Salt Lake City International Airport, Drive to Logan
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Logan
— 1 day
Drive
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Park City
— 5 nights
Drive
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Panguitch
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Big Water
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Chicago Midway

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Logan

Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Brigham City Tabernacle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Logan Utah Temple, and then hit the slopes at Beaver Mountain.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Logan trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Logan is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Logan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°F in Logan. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Logan

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Park City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Park City: Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville), North Forty Escapes (in Oakley) and Alta Ski Area (in Alta). The adventure continues: stroll through Ski Butlers Park City, soothe aching muscles at Yoga Kula Project, get off the beaten track with an ATV tour, and hit the slopes at Canyons Village at Park City.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Park City travel site.

Traveling by car from Logan to Park City takes 2 hours. Traveling from Logan in January, expect little chillier with lows of 8°F in Park City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Panguitch.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

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Panguitch

Panguitch is a city in and the county seat of Garfield County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Panguitch side-trips: Bryce Canyon National Park (Bryce Point, Inspiration Point, &more), Brian Head Resort (in Brian Head) and Eagle Point Ski Resort (in Beaver). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Panguitch trip builder site.

Drive from Park City to Panguitch in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, daytime highs in Panguitch are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Panguitch

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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 25th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Observation Point, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Panguitch to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Panguitch in January; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 52°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Big Water.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Big Water

Big Water is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Edmaiers Secret and then explore the striking landscape at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, then explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes, and then make a trip to Wahweap Hoodos.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Big Water online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Big Water. When traveling from Zion National Park in January, plan for slightly colder days in Big Water, with highs around 45°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Big Water

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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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. When in Monument Valley, make a side trip to see Valley of the Gods in Mexican Hat, approximately Mexican Hat away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip site.

Drive from Big Water to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Big Water in January, with highs in Monument Valley at 38°F and lows at 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Venture out of the city with trips to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & White Rim Trail) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Fiery Furnace). On the 3rd (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, soothe aching muscles at Moab Recreation & Aquatics Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Moab trip builder app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Moab are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.