60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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St. George
— 9 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 10 nights
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Sevier
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 6 nights
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Moab
— 13 nights
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Vernal
— 6 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 13 nights

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St. George

— 9 nights
St. You'll explore and learn at St. George Children's Museum and St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. Kids will appreciate attractions like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Thunder Junction All Abilities Park. Explore St. George's surroundings by going to Zion National Park (Zion National Park & The Narrows), Cedar City (Southern Utah Museum of Art, Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, &more) and Springdale (David J West Gallery, Worthington Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, stroll around Pioneer Park, view the masterpieces at Kayenta Art Village, and examine the collection at Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. George tour planner.

Salt Lake City to St. George is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in June; daily highs in St. George reach 99°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in St. George

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 10 nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Coyote Buttes and Agua Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Bryce Canyon National Park: Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel) and Cannonville (Kodachrome Basin State Park & Willis Creek). The adventure continues: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from St. George to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June, Bryce Canyon National Park is colder than St. George - with highs of 79°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sevier.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sevier

— 2 nights
Sevier is an unincorporated community in southwestern Sevier County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Fremont Indian State Park and Museum and then contemplate the long history of Cove Fort Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Meadow Hot Spring.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sevier trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Sevier takes 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Sevier reach 91°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Sevier

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monument Valley

— 6 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. Family-friendly places like Moki Dugway and Grand Gulch Primitive Area will thrill your kids. Explore Monument Valley's surroundings by going to Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook, Forrest Gump Point, &more), Bluff (Bluff Fort Historic Site & Cow Canyon Trading Post) and Blanding (Natural Bridges National Monument & Goosenecks State Park). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, hike along Wildcat Trail, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sevier to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. In June in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Moab

— 13 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Bring the kids along to Off-Road Tours and Climbing Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate RedRock Astronomy and Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Arches National Park (Wolfe Ranch, Tunnel Arch, &more), John Wesley Powell River History Museum (in Green River) and Blanding (The Edge of the Cedars State Park, The Dinosaur Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, explore and take pictures at Scenic Byway of Highway 128, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab vacation website.

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vernal.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Vernal

— 6 nights
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. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Moonshine Arch. Museum-lovers will get to explore Utah Field House of Natural History State Park and Uintah County Heritage Museum. Explore Vernal's surroundings by going to Duchesne County Veterans Memorial (in Duchesne) and Manila (Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area & Sheep Creek Geological Loop). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center, learn more about the world around you at Quarry Exhibit Hall, get engrossed in the history at Western Heritage Museum, and explore the ancient world of McConkie Ranch.

Plan a Vernal trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Moab to Vernal takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Vernal hover around 91°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Vernal

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salt Lake City

— 13 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum of Utah and Thanksgiving Point. Bring the kids along to Tracy Aviary and Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Park City (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Park City Main Street Historic District, &more), Ogden (Hill Aerospace Museum, Treehouse Children's Museum, &more) and Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Utah's Hogle Zoo, see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, Head underground at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and make a splash at Cherry Hill Water Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Vernal to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Traveling from Vernal in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Salt Lake City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

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.