6 days in Utah Itinerary

6 days in Utah Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Park City
— 1 night
Zion National Park
— 4 nights


Salt Lake City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Houston to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Salt Lake City. In January, Salt Lake City is cooler than Houston - with highs of 38°F and lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Park City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take advantage of the amenities at Park City Mountain Resort, then stroll through Canyons Village at Park City, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Ridge Adventures.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Park City day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Park City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in January; daily highs in Park City reach 32°F and lows reach 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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.
Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's much more to do: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, make a trip to Observation Point, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park route builder.

Traveling by flight from Park City to Zion National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Park City in January, with highs in Zion National Park at 52°F and lows at 23°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Utah travel guide

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.