5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

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5 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

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Chicago to Salt Lake City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. April in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 27th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 28th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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night
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. To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip maker site .

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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