31 days in Utah Itinerary

31 days in Utah Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 5 nights
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Cedar City
— 4 nights
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Bryce
— 5 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Hanksville
— 2 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 6 nights
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Zion National Park — 5 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Zion National Park and The Narrows. Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Pine Creek Canyon, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park day trip planner.

Gdansk, Poland to Zion National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Gdansk to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gdansk in April, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cedar City.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Cedar City — 4 nights

Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Get outdoors at Zion Jeep Tours and Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Kanab (Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Squaw Trail, &more) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Springdale). There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Dixie National Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cedar City travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Cedar City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in April: highs in Cedar City hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bryce.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Side Trips

Bryce — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Peek-A-Boo Loop and Fairyland Loop Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce: Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Scenic Byway 12 (in Escalante). There's lots more to do: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, surround yourself with nature on Red Canyon Trail Rides, and identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bryce road trip planner.

Getting from Cedar City to Bryce by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, Bryce is slightly colder than Cedar City - with highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Monument Valley.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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. Escape the urban bustle at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Wildcat Trail. And it doesn't end there: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, cruise along Moki Dugway, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and walk around Sandstone Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley journey website.

You can drive from Bryce to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce in April: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 22°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hanksville.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails
Side Trip

Hanksville — 2 nights

Hanksville is a small town in Wayne County, Utah, United States, at the junction of State Routes 24 and 95. On the 22nd (Fri), stroll through Nature & Parks and then explore the stunning scenery at Leprechaun Canyon. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Factory Butte and then take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hanksville travel route planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Hanksville by car takes about 3 hours. In April in Hanksville, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Canyonlands National Park.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park — 4 nights

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.
Visiting Island in the Sky and White Rim Road will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, hike along Murphy Point Trail, take in breathtaking views at Shafer Canyon Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at White Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park route builder tool.

Getting from Hanksville to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Moab.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Moab — 6 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and Climbing Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Windows & Delicate Arch). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, head outdoors with Deep Desert Expeditions, cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab road trip website.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Moab takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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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.