29 days in Utah & Maryland Itinerary

29 days in Utah & Maryland Itinerary

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Moab
— 5 nights
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
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Baltimore
— 4 nights
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Ocean City
— 5 nights

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kids will enjoy Arches National Park and Off-Road Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Fiery Furnace). Make the 12th (Wed) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll through Bike Fiend, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and look and learn at RedRock Astronomy.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab online driving holiday planner.

New York City to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Moab. Traveling from New York City in August, expect nights in Moab to be little chillier, around 63°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Climbing Tours

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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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours. On your second day here, trot along with a tour on horseback and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley route app.

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 87°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. And it doesn't end there: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, and cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 77°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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

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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.
Kids will enjoy The Narrows and Canyon Overlook Trail. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In August, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 90°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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.
Attractions like Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway and Temple Square make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork), AQUA x ZONE (in Heber City) and Museum of Natural Curiosity (in Lehi). The adventure continues: get outside with North Forty Escapes, find something for the whole family at Park City Alpine Slide, cool off at Cowabunga Bay, and admire the striking features of Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online itinerary builder.

Fly from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 67°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums · Museums

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North Forty Escapes ©
North Forty Escapes
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park ©
George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring and National Aquarium. Change things up with these side-trips from Baltimore: South Mountain Creamery (in Middletown), Robinson Nature Center (in Columbia) and Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, go for a stroll along the water at Inner Harbor, and engage your brain at System Source Computer Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Baltimore by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Baltimore, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Baltimore: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience

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Ocean City

Ocean City ©

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Kids will enjoy Ocean City Beach and Oceancity Watersports. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, walk around Northside Park, tee off at Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ocean City trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Baltimore to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Ocean City, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Golf

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West OC Watersports ©
West OC Watersports
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk

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