60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 9 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Blanding
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 6 nights
Drive
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St. George
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 7 nights
Drive
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Torrey
— 6 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 10 nights
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Grandstaff Canyon Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Delicate Arch, &more). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Balanced Rock Trail, cruise along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch, and examine the collection at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Moab trip planning tool.

London, UK to Moab is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

6
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mesa Arch and Shafer Trail. Take a break from Canyonlands National Park with a short trip to Off-Road & ATV Trails in Capitol Reef National Park, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, hike along Neck Spring, make a trip to Whale Rock, and explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Blanding.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Blanding

Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Bridges National Monument and Goosenecks State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Blanding: Monticello (Newspaper Rock Recreation Site & Loyd's Lake) and Pioneer Cemetery (in Bluff). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park, make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post, contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, and look for gifts at Twin Rocks Trading Post.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Blanding online trip maker.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Blanding by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Canyonlands National Park in June, with highs in Blanding at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Blanding

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

4
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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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours and Photography Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods). There's still lots to do: hike along Wildcat Trail, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and cruise along Moki Dugway.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip maker app.

You can drive from Blanding to Monument Valley in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

6
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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Photography Tours. Explore Kanab's surroundings by going to Zion National Park (Observation Point, Watchman Trail, &more) and Red Canyon (in Panguitch). There's much more to do: hike along Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), examine the collection at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, walk around Jacob Hamblin Park, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kanab online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Kanab by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Kanab, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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St. George

St. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George Temple and Off-Road Tours. Get out of town with these interesting St. George side-trips: Zion National Park (Riverside Walk, Hidden Canyon, &more), Springdale (Worthington Gallery, Fatali Gallery, &more) and Cedar City (Dixie National Forest & Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center). And it doesn't end there: walk around Red Hills Desert Garden, contemplate the long history of Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, visit Kayenta, and have fun at Zion Shooting Experience.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. George attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to St. George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. George, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

7
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Bryce

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Inspiration Point and Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Rainbow Point (in Bryce Canyon National Park), Escalante (Scenic Byway Route 12, Peekaboo Gulch, &more) and Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, and take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bryce trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. George to Bryce takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from St. George, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bryce, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Torrey

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Highway 12 Scenic Byway and Cove Fort Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Torrey side-trips: Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante), Boulder (The Hogback & Anasazi State Park Museum) and Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park & Pioneer Register). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Goblin Valley State Park, don't miss a visit to Fruita Schoolhouse, contemplate the long history of Behunin Cabin, and hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Torrey route planner.

Drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Torrey are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Salt Lake City

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Utah State Capitol and The Tabernacle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: ATV & Off-Road Tours (in Heber City), Bridal Veil Falls (in Provo) and Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and stroll around Liberty Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Torrey to Salt Lake City by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Torrey, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.