3 days in Salt Lake City & Zion National Park Itinerary

3 days in Salt Lake City & Zion National Park Itinerary

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3 days in Salt Lake City & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

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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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site .

Buffalo to Salt Lake City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in September: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Museums

Side Trip

Thanksgiving Point
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Thanksgiving Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): trek along Riverside Walk, then stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then hike along Watchman Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Salt Lake City in September, with lows around 48°F. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

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