35 days in Utah Itinerary

35 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 6 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Bryce
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 5 nights
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St. George
— 7 nights
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Park City
— 7 nights
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Moab

— 6 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Arches National Park and Pinnacle Helicopters. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch, Murphy Point Trail, &more) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Windows). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Moab, cruise along Scenic Byway of Highway 128, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary app.

Dallas to Moab is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in Moab reach 38°F and lows reach 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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. Get outdoors at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and Off-Road Tours. Step out of Monument Valley to go to Hite and see Hite Marina, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, stroll around Sandstone Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, and hike along Wildcat Trail.

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You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Queen's Garden Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Bryce: Escalante (Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area & Scenic Byway 12). Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Red Canyon Trail Rides, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and stroll through Fairyland Loop Trail.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in January, expect little chillier with lows of 8°F in Bryce. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Kanab

— 5 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Kanab Tour Company and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanab: Zion National Park (Zion National Park, Canyon Overlook Trail, &more) and Coyote Buttes (in Big Water). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, and hike along Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab trip website.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in January, with highs in Kanab at 52°F and lows at 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

St. George

— 7 nights
St. Get outdoors at Paragon Adventures and SunSoker Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (in Parowan), Cedar City Utah Temple (in Cedar City) and Brian Head (Brian Head Resort & Georg's Ski Shop). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of Zion Jeep Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Cliffs Recreation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden, and deepen your understanding at Tonaquint Nature Center.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the St. George trip planner.

You can drive from Kanab to St. George in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kanab in January since evenings lows in St. George dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Park City.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Park City

— 7 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and North Forty Escapes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Park City: Alta Ski Area (in Alta), Salt Lake City (Temple Square & Salt Lake Temple) and Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort, cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Ski Butlers Park City, and test your team's savvy at Escape Room Park City.

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Traveling by flight from St. George to Park City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from St. George in January, things will get colder in Park City: highs are around 32°F and lows about 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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.