60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salt Lake City
— 6 nights
2
Cedar City
— 4 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 7 nights
4
Kanab
— 5 nights
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
6
Escalante
— 5 nights
7
Capitol Reef National Park
— 7 nights
8
Monument Valley
— 4 nights
9
Moab
— 8 nights
10
Canyonlands National Park
— 6 nights

6
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Nice Sky Adventures Paragliding & Hang Gliding (in Draper), Provo (Provo Canyon, Provo City Center Temple, &more) and North Forty Escapes (in Oakley). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

Tulsa to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cedar City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Provo, Park City, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, Nice Sky Adventures Paragliding & Hang Gliding, North Forty Escapes
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Lake Scenic Byway ©
Mirror Lake Scenic Byway
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

4
nights
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Explore Cedar City's surroundings by going to Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (in Virgin), Red Canyon (in Panguitch) and Springdale (Worthington Gallery & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cove Fort Historic Site, stroll around Veterans Park, cool off at Cedar City Aquatic Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cedar City Utah Temple.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cedar City trip maker site.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Cedar City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in September since evenings lows in Cedar City dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Springdale, Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, Red Canyon, Tushar Mountains, Cove Fort Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center ©
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cove Fort Historic Site ©
Cove Fort Historic Site

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.
Go for a jaunt from Zion National Park to Hurricane to see Hurricane Valley Pioneer Museum about 58 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 15th (Tue) exploring nature at East Rim Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, take in breathtaking views at Pine Creek Canyon, hike along Angel's Landing, and admire all the interesting features of Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cedar City to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Cedar City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hurricane Valley Pioneer Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

5
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Kanab: Big Water (Coyote Buttes & Alstrom Point) and Springdale (DeZion Gallery, LaFave Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Historical Kanab Library, take in the dramatic natural features at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kanab online trip maker.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. In September in Kanab, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Springdale, Big Water, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ©

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce Canyon National Park: Grosvenor Arch (in Big Water) and Willis Creek (in Cannonville). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and take a memorable drive along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kanab in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bryce, Grosvenor Arch, Willis Creek
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

5
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. When in Escalante, make a side trip to see Circle Cliffs in Boulder, approximately Boulder away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, admire the sheer force of Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, explore the striking landscape at Golden Cathedral, and head outdoors with Indigo Day Hikes.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Escalante day trip app.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante in 1.5 hours. September in Escalante sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Boulder, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Lower Calf Creek Falls ©
Lower Calf Creek Falls
Big Horn Canyon ©
Big Horn Canyon

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Moonscape Overlook in Hanksville (about 1h 5 min away). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Capitol Reef National Park . There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Little Wild Horse Canyon, take in the awesome beauty at Strike Valley Overlook, make a trip to Grand Wash to Cassidy Arch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cohab Canyon Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park travel route planning site.

Drive from Escalante to Capitol Reef National Park in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Moonscape Overlook, Little Wild Horse Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail

4
nights
Monument Valley

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. Explore Monument Valley's surroundings by going to Muley Point Overlook (in Mexican Hat) and Bluff Fort Historic Site (in Bluff). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and trek along Wildcat Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip maker site.

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October; daily highs in Monument Valley reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Bluff Fort Historic Site, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

8
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore Moab's surroundings by going to Arches National Park (Delicate Arch, Turret Arch, &more). On the 15th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 18th (Sun) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and take a memorable drive along Scenic Byway of Highway 128.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Scenic Byway of Highway 128
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

6
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
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.
Take a break from Canyonlands National Park with a short trip to Tunnel Arch in Arches National Park, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, trek along Murphy Point Trail, and cruise along White Rim Road.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Moab to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tunnel Arch, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Monument Basin ©
Monument Basin

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