5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce
— 1 night
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Fort Lauderdale to Zion National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Zion National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October: highs in Zion National Park hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bryce

— 1 night
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
On the 20th (Wed), trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect Bryce to be a bit cooler, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

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 21st (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City day trip site.

Getting from Bryce to Salt Lake City by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce in October: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 68°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.