5 days in Utah Itinerary

5 days in Utah Itinerary

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5 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): trek along Angel's Landing.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park vacation builder app .

Newark to Zion National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in May, Zion National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Squaw Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kanab trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. May in Kanab sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Trails
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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

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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 9th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online route builder .

You can drive from Kanab to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Kanab in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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