5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

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5 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Tulsa

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at City Creek Center and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner .

Tulsa to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tulsa to Salt Lake City is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tulsa in June since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
City Creek Center ©
City Creek Center

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online tour itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 40°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 87°F and lows about 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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Horseback Riding Tours
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then hike along Balanced Rock Trail, then look for gifts at Moab Rock Shop, and finally shop like a local with Tom Till Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch and then take a memorable drive along La Sal Mountain Loop.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Moab: highs are around 95°F and lows about 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

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Double Arch
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

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