6 days in Utah Itinerary

6 days in Utah Itinerary

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6 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
St. George
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Vernal
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Denver

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St. George

St. George ©
St. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden and then admire the majestic nature at Snow Canyon State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St. George road trip planning website .

Denver to St. George is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Denver in September, expect St. George to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Snow Canyon State Park
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Snow Canyon State Park ©
Snow Canyon State Park
Red Hills Desert Garden ©
Red Hills Desert Garden

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Point, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, get great views at Sunrise Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and finally hike along Queen's Garden Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

You can drive from St. George to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. George in September: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer

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nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): hike along Grand Wash Trail and then head off-road at local off-road trails. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, then contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground, and then hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Torrey tour builder website .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Torrey by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Torrey sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Torrey

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
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Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, then pause for some photo ops at Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center, then pause for some photo ops at Pink Brontosaurus, and finally delve into the distant past at McConkie Ranch.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vernal trip builder website .

Getting from Torrey to Vernal by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Torrey in September, expect Vernal to be somewhat warmer, temps between 77°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vernal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center
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Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center ©
Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center

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