42 days in Utah Itinerary

42 days in Utah Itinerary

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Moab
— 7 nights
2
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
3
Escalante
— 4 nights
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
5
Kanab
— 4 nights
6
Zion National Park
— 6 nights
7
Cedar City
— 3 nights
8
Salt Lake City
— 7 nights

7
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Arches National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park), Palisade (Meadery of the Rockies & Carlson Vineyards Winery & Tasting Room) and Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, wander the streets of Downtown Grand Junction, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

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Augusta to Moab is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Augusta to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Augusta in May, with highs in Moab at 76°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Palisade, Colorado National Monument, Downtown Grand Junction, Island in the Sky
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley attractions planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Monument Valley, with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

4
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Anasazi State Park Museum and Gifford Homestead. Step out of the city life by going to Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area and Highway 12 Scenic Byway. Explore Escalante's surroundings by going to Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park , Fruita Campground, &more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Coyote Gulch and get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Escalante trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Escalante takes 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in May; daily highs in Escalante reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Anasazi State Park Museum
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Anasazi State Park Museum ©
Anasazi State Park Museum

6
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.
Visiting Rim Trail and Peek-A-Boo Loop will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Fairyland Loop Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In May in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

4
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Popular historic sites such as Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Moqui Cave are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Powell Point, Yavapai Point, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, stop by Denny's Wigwam, and stroll through Squaw Trail.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kanab trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Kanab: highs are around 76°F and lows about 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zion National Park and Angel's Landing. Get out of town with these interesting Zion National Park side-trips: Pine Valley Chapel (in Pine Valley) and Buffalo Trails Trading Company (in Virgin). Spend the 28th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. The adventure continues: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and make a trip to Observation Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip builder site.

You can drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pine Valley Chapel, Buffalo Trails Trading Company
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Parowan Gap Petroglyphs and Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Dixie National Forest, take in the exciting artwork at Artisans Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cedar City Utah Temple, and examine the collection at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cedar City trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Cedar City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you will find days in Cedar City are a bit cooler (89°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
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Parowan Gap Petroglyphs ©
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest

7
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Golden Spike National Historic Site will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple Square and Cathedral of the Madeleine. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Park City (Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and make a trip to Kindig It Design.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Cedar City to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cedar City in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Park City, Golden Spike National Historic Site
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Fishing Charters & Tours

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