50 days in Montana, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

50 days in Montana, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

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Bozeman
— 6 nights
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West Glacier
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 13 nights
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
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Kanab
— 5 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 6 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 6 nights
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Bozeman

— 6 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Get out of town with these interesting Bozeman side-trips: Big Sky (Fishing Charters & Tours, The Soldiers Chapel, &more), West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center & Yellowstone Big Gun Fun) and Gem Valley Montana (in Livingston). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, take in breathtaking views at Gallatin Canyon, get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library, and browse for treasures at The Last Wind-Up.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bozeman road trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Bozeman is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Toronto to Bozeman, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of -2°C in Bozeman. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

West Glacier

— 4 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Jackson Glacier Overlook, Grinnell Glacier, &more). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and get outside with John's Lake Loop.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read West Glacier day trip planning website.

You can drive from Bozeman to West Glacier in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 13 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Hoover Dam, &more). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online travel route planner.

You can fly from West Glacier to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from West Glacier to Las Vegas. In April, Las Vegas is much hotter than West Glacier - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 6 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Canyon Overlook Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Kolob Canyons, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

To find photos and tourist information, read Zion National Park online route planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Kanab

— 5 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Kanab side-trips: Springdale (David J West Gallery, Worthington Gallery, &more), Natural Bridge (in Bryce) and Bryce Canyon National Park (Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, Inspiration Point, &more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kanab trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. May in Kanab sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Monument Valley

— 3 nights
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. Explore Monument Valley's surroundings by going to Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat) and Cow Canyon Trading Post (in Bluff). There's lots more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, cruise along Moki Dugway, see Off-Road Tours, and look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley road trip planning website.

You can drive from Kanab to Monument Valley in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Moab

— 6 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park). On the 20th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, look and learn at RedRock Astronomy, and stop by The T Shirt Shop.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Salt Lake City

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Provo (Rock Canyon, Provo Canyon, &more), Ogden (Hill Aerospace Museum, Skyline Trail, &more) and Park City (Climbing Tours & Ski Butlers Park City). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, walk around Ensign Peak Park, examine the collection at Church History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design Inc..

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Moab to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In May in Salt Lake City, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.