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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bozeman: Big Sky (Fishing Charters & Tours, The Soldiers Chapel, &more), Gem Valley Montana (in Livingston) and West Yellowstone (Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center & Yellowstone Big Gun Fun). The adventure continues: get into the urban bustle at Bozeman Public Library, take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, don't miss a visit to Emerson Cultural Center, and take in breathtaking views at Gallatin Canyon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Bozeman is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Bozeman is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in January, Bozeman is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to West Glacier.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

West Glacier

— 4 nights
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Explore West Glacier's surroundings by going to Glacier National Park (Jackson Glacier Overlook, Grinnell Glacier, &more). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Glacier National Park. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with John's Lake Loop, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the West Glacier online visit planner.

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. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bozeman in January since evenings lows in West Glacier dip to 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in West Glacier

Nature · Parks · 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Hoover Dam, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

You can fly from West Glacier to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to 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. Traveling from West Glacier in January, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 59°F and 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · 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 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, take in breathtaking views at Kolob Canyons, take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and hike along Angel's Landing.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park travel route site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Zion National Park to be little chillier, temps between 52°F and 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanab: Natural Bridge (in Bryce), Springdale (David J West Gallery, Worthington Gallery, &more) and Bryce Canyon National Park (Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, Inspiration Point, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kanab tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in January, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Monument Valley: Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat) and Cow Canyon Trading Post (in Bluff). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and stroll through Wildcat Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip maker tool.

Getting from Kanab to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Kanab, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park). On the 8th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and take a memorable tour with Deep Desert Expeditions.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moab online holiday planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in February, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Ogden (Hill Aerospace Museum, Skyline Trail, &more), Provo (Rock Canyon, Provo Canyon, &more) and Park City (Climbing Tours & Ski Butlers Park City). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, make a trip to Kindig It Design Inc., see the interesting displays at Church History Museum, and stroll through The Living Room Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip builder app.

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. Traveling from Moab in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 31°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) 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.