5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah trip planner

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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bullfrog
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Fly

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Salt Lake City

— 1 day

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.
On the 25th (Wed), meet the residents at Utah's Hogle Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Salt Lake City. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Moab itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Moab in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Bullfrog.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Bullfrog

— 1 night
Bullfrog, or Bullfrog Basin Marina, is a small unincorporated community on the shores of Lake Powell's Bullfrog Bay in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area of Kane County, Utah, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): go for a stroll along the water at Bullfrog Marina and then look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bullfrog online attractions planner.

You can drive from Moab to Bullfrog in 3 hours. In September in Bullfrog, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bullfrog

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Bullfrog to Zion National Park with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · 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.