4 days in Utah Itinerary

4 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah travel planner

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Make it your trip
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce
— 1 night
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planning site.

New York City to Zion National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Zion National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Zion National Park, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bryce

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): hike along Navajo Loop Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bryce journey maker app.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Temple Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bryce to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Traveling from Bryce in October, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 68°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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.