7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah trip itinerary planner

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Park City
— 1 night
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Newark


Park City

— 1 night
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
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New York City to Park City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City to Park City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Park City when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Scenic Drive

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park tour builder app.

You can drive from Park City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. While traveling from Park City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature


— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Moab travel planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, Moab is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Utah travel guide

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.