31 days in Utah Itinerary

31 days in Utah Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Kanab
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 6 nights
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
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Park City
— 5 nights
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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.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. The adventure continues: stroll through Angel's Landing, make a trip to Observation Point, cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

Plan trip to Zion National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

San Diego to Zion National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Diego to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Kanab side-trips: Coyote Buttes (in Big Water) and Springdale (Zion Canyon Massage, Zion Jeep Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, shop like a local with Raven's Heart Gallery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the striking landscape at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

4
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Bryce

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Escalante (Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area & Devils Garden), Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park & Cathedral Valley Loop) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey). The adventure continues: hike along Queen's Garden Trail, take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bryce online holiday planner.

You can drive from Kanab to Bryce in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanab in March: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 49°F and lows are around 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
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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. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Blanding (The Edge of the Cedars State Park & Goosenecks State Park), Cow Canyon Trading Post (in Bluff) and Hite Marina (in Hite). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce to Monument Valley in 5 hours. Traveling from Bryce in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 57°F and lows about 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

6
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 18th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 22nd (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Poison Spider Trail.

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Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Canyonlands National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon, trek along Pothole Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and stroll through Murphy Point Trail.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Park City.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

5
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Park City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Park City: North Forty Escapes (in Oakley), Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Alta Ski Area (in Alta). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Ski Butlers Park City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, take advantage of the amenities at Park City Mountain Resort, and explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Park City trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Park City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Canyonlands National Park in March; daily highs in Park City reach 54°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.