47 days in Utah Itinerary

47 days in Utah Itinerary

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47 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Monticello
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Boulder
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Kanab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Cedar City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Green River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Alta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Toronto

8
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Slickrock Bike Trail and Park Avenue Trail. Visiting Gemini Bridges and La Sal Mountain Loop will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Windows, & more). On the 5th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 12th (Fri) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, hike along Turret Arch, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and examine the collection at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Moab is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Moab due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Monticello.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

2
nights
Monticello

Monticello ©
Monticello is a city located in San Juan County, Utah, and is the county seat. On the 13th (Sat), hike along Chesler Park Loop Trail, pause for some photo ops at Newspaper Rock Recreation Site, and then don't miss a visit to Big Four Tractor. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Little Westwater Ruin, admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park, and then play a few rounds at The Hideout Golf Club.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Monticello travel planner .

Getting from Moab to Monticello by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Monticello

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Blanding
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Chesler Park Loop Trail ©
Chesler Park Loop Trail

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. On the 15th (Mon), admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, then explore the striking landscape 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, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mexican Hat trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Monticello to Mexican Hat by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Mexican Hat sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Utah
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Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

7
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Get outdoors at Peekaboo Gulch and The Hickman Bridge Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Off-Road & ATV Trails. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boulder: Spooky Gulch (in Escalante), Factory Butte (in Caineville) and Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Gorge Trail, Goosenecks Overlook, & more).

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Boulder driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Boulder takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mexican Hat in April; daily highs in Boulder reach 15°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Capitol Reef National Park, Escalante, Factory Butte, Utah State Route 95, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rainbow Point and Queen's Garden Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fairyland Loop Trail and Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Under-the-Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through Rim Trail, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park route builder app .

Traveling by car from Boulder to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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

5
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access) and Buckskin Gulch. Escape the urban bustle at Kodachrome Basin State Park and Coyote Buttes. Change things up with these side-trips from Kanab: Natural Bridge (in Bryce) and Willis Creek (in Cannonville). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Paria River Canyon, look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam, view the masterpieces at Raven's Heart Gallery, and explore the stunning scenery at Nautilus Rock.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kanab trip maker tool .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April, expect Kanab to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannonville, Coyote Buttes, Natural Bridge
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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Court of the Patriarchs and Temple of Sinawava Trail. 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. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail, explore the striking landscape at Checkerboard Mesa, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail, and trek along Angel's Landing.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

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 outdoors at Brian Head Resort and Coal Creek Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zion National Park and Dixie National Forest. Explore Cedar City's surroundings by going to Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest (in Panguitch) and Aspen Mirror Lake (in Duck Creek Village).

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cedar City trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Cedar City in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cedar City: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Green River.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brian Head Resort, Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest, Aspen Mirror Lake
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Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Aspen Mirror Lake ©
Aspen Mirror Lake

2
nights
Green River

Green River ©
Green River is a city in Emery County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of John Wesley Powell River History Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Land Art - The Ratio and Elements, then hike along Black Dragon Canyon Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Green River planner .

Traveling by car from Cedar City to Green River takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Cedar City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Green River, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Alta.

Things to do in Green River

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Alta

Alta ©
Alta is a town in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Alta Ski Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort. Take a break from the city and head to Stewart Falls and Mount Timpanogos Trails. There's more to do: hike along Cecret Lake Trail.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alta travel route planning website .

You can drive from Green River to Alta in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Green River in May: high temperatures in Alta hover around 23°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alta

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sundance, Solitude Mountain Resort
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Alta Ski Resort ©
Alta Ski Resort
Solitude Mountain Resort ©
Solitude Mountain Resort
Mount Timpanogos Trails ©
Mount Timpanogos Trails

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