6 days in Utah Itinerary

6 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, see Off-Road Tours, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Moab trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Moab is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Moab are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Angel's Landing and then explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Moab to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Moab in May since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

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 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City day trip website.

Fly from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks

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.