56 days in Utah Itinerary

56 days in Utah Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to St. George
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St. George
— 7 nights
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Kanab
— 6 nights
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Bryce
— 7 nights
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Torrey
— 7 nights
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Monument Valley
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 8 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 7 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 9 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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St. George — 7 nights

St. Explore St. George's surroundings by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Springdale), Cedar City (Veterans Park, Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, &more) and Zia Pottery Studio (in Ivins). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Tonaquint Nature Center, delve into the distant past at Anasazi Ridge Petroglyphs, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dixie Sugarloaf.

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Exeter, UK to St. George is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to St. George is minus 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kanab.
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Kanab — 6 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: David J West Gallery (in Springdale) and Zion National Park (The Narrows, Zion National Park, &more). There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in breathtaking views at Red Hollow Slot Canyon.

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Drive from St. George to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from St. George in September, with highs in Kanab at 34°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bryce.
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Bryce — 7 nights

Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Rainbow Point (in Bryce Canyon National Park) and Escalante (Escalante Heritage Center & Scenic Byway 12). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, surround yourself with nature on Red Canyon Trail Rides, hike along Rim Trail, and cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bryce day trip planning tool.

Getting from Kanab to Bryce by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kanab in September: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Torrey.
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Torrey — 7 nights

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park , Capitol Gorge Trail, &more), Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante) and Goblin Valley State Park (in Green River). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon, contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, and learn insider's secrets on Etta Place Cider.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Torrey day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In September in Torrey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 4 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat) and Goosenecks State Park (in Blanding). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hike along Wildcat Trail, stroll around Sandstone Tours, and cruise along Moki Dugway.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Torrey in October, with highs in Monument Valley at 25°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 8 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Pine Tree Arch Trail, Navajo Arch, &more). On the 11th (Tue), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Moab trip planning tool.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. October in Moab sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.
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Canyonlands National Park — 7 nights

Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Go for a jaunt from Canyonlands National Park to Hanksville to see Leprechaun Canyon about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, explore the striking landscape at White Crack, explore the activities along Cataract Canyon, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Island in the Sky.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park route planner.

You can drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In October in Canyonlands National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 9 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: Park City (Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway & McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery), Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (in Kamas) and Wasatch Mountains (in Sundance). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and identify plant and animal life at Mount Olympus Trail.

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

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. In October, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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