30 days in Utah, California & Miami Itinerary

30 days in Utah, California & Miami Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Moab
— 3 nights
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Park City
— 2 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Borrego Springs
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Miami
— 6 nights
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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Deep Desert Expeditions, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and stroll through Arches National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Moab journey planning site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Moab is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Cape Town to Moab. Traveling from Cape Town in March, you will find days in Moab are little chillier (19°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Park City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jupiter Peak. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Backcountry Snowmobiling and then get outside with North Forty Escapes.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Park City online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Park City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in March, with highs in Park City at 14°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking, contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Park City to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online journey planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to fly to Borrego Springs.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Borrego Springs

— 1 night
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and then head outdoors with California Overland Desert Excursions.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Borrego Springs online road trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Borrego Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for much warmer days and about the same nights in Borrego Springs: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Borrego Springs

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Mingei International Museum, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Borrego Springs to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Borrego Springs in March, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Miami.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

Miami

— 6 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Island Dolphin Care (in Key Largo), Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) (in Dania Beach) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Shark Valley Visitor Center, see what you can catch with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Miami is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

4.8
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.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.