60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Montrose, Drive to Canyonlands National Park
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Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 10 nights
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Monument Valley
— 3 nights
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Torrey
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 9 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 8 nights
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St. George
— 10 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 8 nights
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Canyonlands National Park — 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mesa Arch and Shafer Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Island in the Sky and Neck Spring. Step out of Canyonlands National Park to go to Capitol Reef National Park and see Off-Road & ATV Trails, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, explore the striking landscape at The Needles, take in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook, and hike along Whale Rock.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park itinerary planner.

Boston to Canyonlands National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Boston to Canyonlands National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in October: highs in Canyonlands National Park hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Moab — 10 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Delicate Arch and Corona Arch. Visiting Climbing Tours and Balanced Rock Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Windows, Sand Dune Arch, &more). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, explore and take pictures at Potash Road, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, and explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip app.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Moab takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

Monument Valley — 3 nights

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road Tours and Goosenecks State Park. Get outdoors at Horseback Riding Tours and Wildcat Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Valley of the Gods in Mexican Hat (about 56 minutes away). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and stroll around Sandstone Tours.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Moab to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Torrey.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Side Trips

Torrey — 7 nights

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Get outdoors at Capitol Reef National Park and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area. Gifford Homestead and Fruita Campground are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Goblin Valley State Park (in Green River), Little Egypt Geologic Site (in Hanksville) and Anasazi State Park Museum (in Boulder). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, hike along Goosenecks Overlook, cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and explore and take pictures at Hell's Backbone Road.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Torrey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Torrey takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in October, with highs in Torrey at 61°F and lows at 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Bryce.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Bryce — 9 nights

Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Step out of the city life by going to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Navajo Loop Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Inspiration Point and Peek-A-Boo Loop. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryce: Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville), Escalante (Spooky Gulch, Peekaboo Gulch, &more) and Rainbow Point (in Bryce Canyon National Park). The adventure continues: stroll through Fairyland Loop Trail, get great views at Sunset Point, trek along Queen's Garden Trail, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce tour builder website.

Getting from Torrey to Bryce by car takes about 2 hours. October in Bryce sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kanab.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Kanab — 8 nights

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Moqui Cave and Old Paria. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. Explore Kanab's surroundings by going to Red Canyon (in Panguitch), Zion National Park (Canyon Overlook Trail, Watchman Trail, &more) and Zion Rock & Mountain Guides (in Springdale). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam.

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You can drive from Bryce to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Kanab: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to St. George.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips

St. George — 10 nights

St. Escape the urban bustle at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center and Hidden Canyon. Discover out-of-the-way places like Off-Road Tours and St. George Temple. Get out of town with these interesting St. George side-trips: Zion National Park (Riverside Walk, Pa'rus Trail, &more), Brian Head Resort (in Brian Head) and Dinosaur Footprint Parowan Gap (in Parowan). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Dixie National Forest, visit Kayenta, tee off at Southgate Golf Club, and immerse yourself in nature at Sand Hollow State Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. George trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kanab to St. George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 39°F in St. George. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Salt Lake City.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Golf
Side Trips

Salt Lake City — 8 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salt Lake Temple and Hill Aerospace Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum of Utah and Joseph Smith Memorial Building. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Golden Spike National Historic Site (in Corinne), Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Ogden). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from St. George to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from St. George in November, plan for slightly colder days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips

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.