59 days in Utah Itinerary

59 days in Utah Itinerary

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59 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
1
Zion National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Kanab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bryce
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bluff
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Moab
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Vernal
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Park City
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Ogden
— 7 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

7
nights
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.
Explore Zion National Park's surroundings by going to Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center (in Cedar City) and Springdale (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Joy Craft & Design, & more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, trek along Canyon Overlook Trail, take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and stroll through East Rim Trail.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

New York City to Zion National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Springdale, Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

5
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
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: Big Water (Coyote Buttes & Paria Canyon Wilderness Area) and Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Paria River Canyon, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and stroll through Yellow Rock Trail.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Kanab online visit planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Big Water, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Red Hollow Slot Canyon, Maynard Dixon Living History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Photography Tours

6
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Tushar Mountains (in Beaver).

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kanab in November, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce: highs are around 47°F and lows about 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Panguitch, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Tushar Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

7
nights
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Get out of town with these interesting Capitol Reef National Park side-trips: Factory Butte (in Caineville), Hite Marina (in Hite) and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park , contemplate the long history of Cove Fort Historic Site, stroll through Navajo Knobs Trail, and grab your bike and head to Cathedral Valley Loop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Bryce to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. November in Capitol Reef National Park sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 18°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanksville, Castle Dale, Cove Fort Historic Site, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, Hite Marina
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail

6
nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bluff side-trips: Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods), Cataract Canyon (in Canyonlands National Park) and Monument Valley (Photography Tours, Wildcat Trail, & more). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, explore the striking landscape at Grand Gulch Primitive Area, stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bluff trip builder site .

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bluff in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°F in Bluff. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Utah, Mexican Hat, Cataract Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Off-Road Tours

7
nights
Moab

Moab ©
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: Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch, Island in the Sky, & more) and Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Delicate Arch). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Arches National Park, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moab online tour planner .

Drive from Bluff to Moab in 2 hours. Traveling from Bluff in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Moab, with lows of 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

6
nights
Vernal

Vernal ©
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vernal: Jensen (Adrift Adventures - Day Adventures, Cub Creek Petroglyphs, & more), Nine Mile Ranch (in Wellington) and Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area (in Manila). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Seasonally Decorated Dinosaur, learn more about the world around you at Quarry Exhibit Hall, cruise along Sheep Creek Geological Loop, and get engrossed in the history at Western Heritage Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vernal road trip planning website .

You can drive from Moab to Vernal in 4 hours. While traveling from Moab, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vernal, ranging from highs of 31°F to lows of 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Jensen, Manila, Nine Mile Canyon, Nine Mile Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area ©
Moonshine Arch ©
Moonshine Arch

7
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Salt Lake City (Kindig It Design, Mount Olympus Trail, & more), Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Alta Ski Resort (in Alta). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deer Valley Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with Fatali Gallery, take in breathtaking views at Little Cottonwood Canyon, and view the masterpieces at David Beavis Fine Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Vernal to Park City in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 35°F, while at night they dip to 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogden.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Salt Lake City, Provo, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Backcountry Snowmobiling, Alta Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

7
nights
Ogden

Ogden ©
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ogden: Ensign Peak Park (in Salt Lake City), Logan (Logan Canyon Scenic Drive, Beaver Mountain, & more) and Horsetail Falls (in Alpine). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Diamond Peaks 6 Run Heli-Ski Tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wasatch Parc, admire the natural beauty at Ogden Botanical Gardens, and hike along Ogden River Parkway.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ogden online tour planner .

Drive from Park City to Ogden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Park City in January, Ogden is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°F. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ogden

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Logan, Huntsville, Eden, Brigham City, Horsetail Falls
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Hill Aerospace Museum ©
Hill Aerospace Museum
Social Axe Throwing Ogden ©
Social Axe Throwing Ogden

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