5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

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5 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Rancho Cordova
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Rancho Cordova

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then admire all the interesting features of Temple Square.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online trip planner .

Rancho Cordova to Salt Lake City is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rancho Cordova to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rancho Cordova in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Kindig It Design ©
Kindig It Design

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip planner .

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 July, daytime highs in Moab are 97°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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night
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.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park visit planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Zion National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, Zion National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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