47 days in Utah Itinerary

47 days in Utah Itinerary

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Moab
— 8 nights
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Monticello
— 2 nights
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Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
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Boulder
— 7 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Kanab
— 5 nights
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
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Cedar City
— 3 nights
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Green River
— 2 nights
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Alta
— 3 nights

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Windows and Fiery Furnace. Visiting Arches National Park and Park Avenue Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Landscape Arch & Devils Garden Trailhead). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail, get outside with Double Down Bike Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lions Park, and appreciate the views at Castle Valley.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Moab is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Moab due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in April: highs in Moab hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 3°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Monticello.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Windows
Windows

2
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Monticello

Monticello ©
Monticello is a city located in San Juan County, Utah, and is the county seat. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chesler Park Loop Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Newspaper Rock Recreation Site, and then make a trip to Big Four Tractor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Little Westwater Ruin, then immerse yourself in nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park, and then tee off at The Hideout Golf Club.

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Getting from Moab to Monticello by car takes about an hour. April in Monticello sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Monticello

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

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The Edge of the Cedars State Park ©
The Edge of the Cedars State Park
Chesler Park Loop Trail ©
Chesler Park Loop Trail
The Hideout Golf Club ©
The Hideout Golf Club

2
nights
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): cruise along Moki Dugway, take in the dramatic natural features at Grand Gulch Primitive Area, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mexican Hat visit planner.

You can drive from Monticello to Mexican Hat in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Mexican Hat can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

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Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway

7
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Escape the urban bustle at Capitol Reef National Park and Off-Road & ATV Trails. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and The Hickman Bridge Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Factory Butte (in Caineville), Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Gorge Trail, Goosenecks Overlook, &more) and Escalante (Spooky Gulch & Peekaboo Gulch).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boulder itinerary builder.

Getting from Mexican Hat to Boulder by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mexican Hat in April, things will get little chillier in Boulder: highs are around 15°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ©
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Navajo Loop Trail. Visiting Peek-A-Boo Loop and Fairyland Loop Trail will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Under-the-Rim Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, trek along Bristlecone Loop, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and get great views at Sunrise Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning app.

Drive from Boulder to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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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

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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Kodachrome Basin State Park and Paria River Canyon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access) and Willis Creek. Explore Kanab's surroundings by going to Natural Bridge (in Bryce) and Coyote Buttes (in Big Water). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Cottonwood Canyon Road, explore the striking landscape at Nautilus Rock, stroll around Jacob Hamblin Park, and stop by Denny's Wigwam.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April; daily highs in Kanab reach 24°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access) ©
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access)

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Watchman Trail and Court of the Patriarchs. Get in touch with nature at Hidden Canyon and Riverside Walk. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at The Narrows. The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Emerald Pools, trek along Angel's Landing, and stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip builder site.

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In May in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

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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. Visiting Dixie National Forest and Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brian Head Resort and Aspen Mirror Lake. The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Coal Creek Trail.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cedar City using our trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Cedar City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: highs in Cedar City hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Green River on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Aspen Mirror Lake ©
Aspen Mirror Lake

2
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Green River

Green River ©
Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at John Wesley Powell River History Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Land Art - The Ratio and Elements, stroll through Black Dragon Canyon Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon.

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You can drive from Cedar City to Green River in 4 hours. Traveling from Cedar City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Green River, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alta.

Things to do in Green River

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
John Wesley Powell River History Museum ©
John Wesley Powell River History Museum

3
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Alta

Alta ©
Alta is a town in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alta Ski Area and Cecret Lake Trail. Get outdoors at Solitude Mountain Resort and Stewart Falls. Change things up with a short trip to Mount Timpanogos Trails in Sundance (about 1h 5 min away).

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Alta day trip site.

You can drive from Green River to Alta in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Green River in May, things will get a bit cooler in Alta: highs are around 23°C and lows about 2°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Alta Ski Area ©
Alta Ski Area
Solitude Mountain Resort ©
Solitude Mountain Resort
Cecret Lake Trail ©
Cecret Lake Trail

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