60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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60 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Cedar City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Zion National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kanab
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bryce
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Capitol Reef National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bluff
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Moab
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Vernal
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Salt Lake City
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Austin

5
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cedar City: Kanarraville Falls (in Kanarraville), Duck Creek Village (Aspen Mirror Lake & Ice Cave) and Brian Head (Georg's Ski Shop & Brian Head Peak Observation). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, don't miss a visit to Cascade Falls, examine the collection at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Cedar City Utah Temple.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cedar City trip itinerary app .

Austin to Cedar City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Cedar City is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Cedar City, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Duck Creek Village, Brian Head, Kanarraville Falls, Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway
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Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Cedar City Aquatic Center ©
Cedar City Aquatic Center

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zion National Park: Springdale (Zion Rock & Mountain Guides, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, hike along Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Shuttle.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Zion National Park vacation maker app .

Getting from Cedar City to Zion National Park by car takes about 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 84°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Springdale
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

6
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kanab: Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel) and Big Water (Coyote Buttes, Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, & more). There's much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, trek along Squaw Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellow Rock Trail.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kanab vacation maker app .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Kanab in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kanab are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bryce.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Rainbow Point (in Bryce Canyon National Park) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey).

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bryce online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kanab in September, with highs in Bryce at 70°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Panguitch, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante), Circle Cliffs (in Boulder) and The Wolverton Mill (in Hanksville). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park , admire the majestic nature at Goblin Valley State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Valley Loop, and trek along Navajo Knobs Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Capitol Reef National Park takes 2.5 hours. In September in Capitol Reef National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Circle Cliffs, The Wolverton Mill, Cove Fort Historic Site, Goblin Valley State Park, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Cove Fort Historic Site ©
Cove Fort Historic Site

5
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: Monument Valley (Photography Tours, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, & more), Mexican Hat (Forrest Gump Point, Valley of the Gods, & more) and Natural Bridges National Monument (in Blanding). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park, steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, and stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bluff journey planner .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bluff takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October, with highs in Bluff at 71°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Mexican Hat, Blanding, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours

8
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Fiery Furnace) and Canyonlands National Park (Grand View Point Overlook & Mesa Arch). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, explore the stunning scenery at Canyonlands National Park, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

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You can drive from Bluff to Moab in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Utah, Canyonlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling 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: Duchesne County Veterans Memorial (in Duchesne), Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area (in Manila) and Jensen (Josie Morris Cabin, Cub Creek Petroglyphs, & more). There's still lots to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, learn more about the world around you at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, pause for some photo ops at Pink Brontosaurus, and stroll through McConkie Ranch.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vernal trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Vernal in 4 hours. Traveling from Moab in October, expect Vernal to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jensen, Manila, Duchesne County Veterans Memorial, High Uintas Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area ©

8
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Mirror Lake Scenic Byway (in Kamas), Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (in Brighton) and Park City (Park City Main Street Historic District, Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, admire the majestic nature at Antelope Island State Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner .

You can drive from Vernal to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vernal in October since evenings lows in Salt Lake City dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Park City, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Antelope Island State Park, Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple of Utah, Lehi Roller Mills
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
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