7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Island in the Sky and Fiery Furnace. Explore hidden gems such as Double Arch and Sand Dune Arch. The adventure continues: hike along Balanced Rock Trail, stroll through Grandstaff Canyon Trail, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, and grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Moab route planner.

Paris, France to Moab is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Paris to Moab. Traveling from Paris in October, expect nights in Moab to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Salt Lake City

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire all the interesting features of This is the Place Heritage Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online travel planner.

You can drive from Moab to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. October in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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.