31 days in Utah Itinerary

31 days in Utah Itinerary

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Moab
— 6 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Bryce
— 6 nights
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Kanab
— 4 nights
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Springdale
— 5 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
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Moab — 6 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Windows). Make the 5th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Moab trip planner.

Tirana, Albania to Moab is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Tirana to Moab, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Moab are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.
Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Side Trips

Monument Valley — 3 nights

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. Change things up with a short trip to Muley Point Overlook in Mexican Hat (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and cruise along Moki Dugway.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley road trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. Traveling from Moab in August, expect Monument Valley to be a bit cooler, temps between 36°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bryce.
Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature
Side Trips

Bryce — 6 nights

Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryce: Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Scenic Byway 12 (in Escalante). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on Red Canyon Trail Rides, get great views at Inspiration Point, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bryce day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. In August, Bryce is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanab.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Kanab — 4 nights

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanab: Coyote Buttes (in Big Water) and Aspen Mirror Lake (in Duck Creek Village). There's still lots to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, stroll through Squaw Trail, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and trek along Kanab trailhead.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanab travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in August, with highs in Kanab at 38°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Springdale.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Side Trips

Springdale — 5 nights

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Springdale travel route tool.

Drive from Kanab to Springdale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Side Trip

Salt Lake City — 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway), Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork) and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (in Brighton). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Springdale to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Springdale in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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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.