3 days in Indianapolis & Utah Itinerary

3 days in Indianapolis & Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner
Make it your trip
— 1 day
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
— 2 nights


Indianapolis — 1 day

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Indianapolis trip tool.

Salt Lake City to Indianapolis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect nights in Indianapolis to be about the same, around 63°F, while days are little chillier, around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Moab.
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Moab — 2 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Moab travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Indianapolis to Moab takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Moab due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Indianapolis in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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Utah travel guide

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.