34 days in Utah Itinerary

34 days in Utah Itinerary

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34 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  6​h
1
Park City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Provo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ogden
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
4
Cedar City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Escalante
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Green River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Blanding
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Moab
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Madison

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Backcountry Snowmobiling. Escape the urban bustle at High Uintas Wilderness Area and Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. When in Park City, make a side trip to see Provo River Falls in Kamas, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Park City Museum and take in the exciting artwork at McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Park City trip planner .

Madison to Park City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Madison in April, plan for little chillier nights in Park City, with lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Provo.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Backcountry Snowmobiling, Provo River Falls, High Uintas Wilderness Area, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest ©

2
nights
Provo

Provo ©
Provo is the third-largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Thanksgiving Point, then meet the residents at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, and then fly down the slopes at Alta Ski Resort. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, then explore by horseback at American Fork Canyon, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Provo trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Park City to Provo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Park City in April, Provo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ogden.

Things to do in Provo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

American Fork, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Alta Ski Resort, Thanksgiving Point
Highlights from your plan
Alta Ski Resort ©
Alta Ski Resort
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

3
nights
Ogden

Ogden ©
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. Discover out-of-the-way places like Snowbasin Resort and SeaQuest Utah. Get in touch with nature at Powder Mountain and Golden Spike National Historic Site. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ogden trip maker app .

You can drive from Provo to Ogden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Cedar City.

Things to do in Ogden

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Golden Spike National Historic Site, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, SeaQuest Utah, Powder Mountain, Snowbasin Resort
Highlights from your plan
Snowbasin Resort ©
Snowbasin Resort
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Powder Mountain ©
Powder Mountain

2
nights
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
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. On the 30th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery, hit the slopes at Brian Head Resort, then explore the stunning scenery at Dixie National Forest, and finally explore the activities along Aspen Mirror Lake. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Parowan Gap Petroglyphs.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cedar City road trip tool .

Getting from Ogden to Cedar City by combination of train and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Ogden in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Cedar City, with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Brian Head Resort, Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Aspen Mirror Lake
Highlights from your plan
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs ©
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Court of the Patriarchs and Riverside Walk. Step off the beaten path and head to Hidden Canyon and Watchman Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail, take a memorable drive along Kolob Canyon Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanarra Creek.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park online travel planner .

Drive from Cedar City to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

3
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get in touch with nature at Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access) and Coyote Buttes. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Nautilus Rock. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Buckskin Gulch, stop by Denny's Wigwam, contemplate the waterfront views at Paria River Canyon, and cruise along House Rock Valley Road.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab journey builder app .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Coyote Buttes
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Paria River Canyon ©
Paria River Canyon

4
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Peek-A-Boo Loop. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rainbow Point and Thor's Hammer. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Queen's Garden Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Bryce Amphitheatre, explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, and cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kanab in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer

3
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Get in touch with nature at Goosenecks Overlook and Capitol Gorge Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Hickman Bridge Trail and Willis Creek. Get out of town with these interesting Escalante side-trips: Natural Bridge (in Bryce), The Hogback (in Boulder) and Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks and head outdoors with Indigo Day Hikes.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Escalante vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante by car takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Green River.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park, Cannonville, The Hogback, Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Willis Creek ©
Willis Creek

1
night
Green River

Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. On the 16th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon, take an in-depth tour of John Wesley Powell River History Museum, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Green River trip planner.

Drive from Escalante to Green River in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Escalante in May, with highs in Green River at 76°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Green River

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Little Wild Horse Canyon
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
John Wesley Powell River History Museum ©

1
night
Monument Valley

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandstone Tours, then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online trip maker .

You can drive from Green River to Monument Valley in 4 hours. Traveling from Green River in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Monument Valley, with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Blanding.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

2
nights
Blanding

Blanding ©
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the views from Hite Crossing Bridge, cruise along Utah State Route 95, and then admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridges National Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Blanding trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Monument Valley to Blanding takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Blanding can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Hite Crossing Bridge ©
Hite Crossing Bridge

6
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Slickrock Bike Trail and Road to Needles District will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Castle Valley and La Sal Mountain Loop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Arches National Park (Landscape Arch, Devils Garden Trailhead, & more) and The Needles (in Canyonlands National Park). There's much more to do: hike along Park Avenue Trail, stroll through Bike Fiend, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Double Down Bike Shop, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Moab online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Blanding to Moab takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Arches National Park, The Needles
Highlights from your plan
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Double O Arch ©
Double O Arch

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