7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

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7 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City tour itinerary planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Salt Lake City. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Art at the Main Gallery ©
Art at the Main Gallery

3
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 a short trip to LaFave Gallery in Springdale (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Angel's Landing, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in September since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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Side Trip

LaFave Gallery
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
LaFave Gallery ©
LaFave Gallery

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Wed), get great views at Inspiration Point and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Keep things going the next day: stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 25°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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