7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

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7 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Big Water
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Phoenix

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Big Water

Big Water
Big Water is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Lone Rock Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Big Water planning tool .

Phoenix to Big Water is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Phoenix in December, expect nights in Big Water to be little chillier, around 30°F, while days are cooler, around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kanab.

Things to do in Big Water

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Kanab

Kanab
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): trek along Squaw Trail, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and then take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Kanab trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Big Water to Kanab takes an hour. Traveling from Big Water in December, Kanab is little chillier at night with lows of 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Zion National Park. Step out of Zion National Park with an excursion to Worthington Gallery in Springdale--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, stop by Zion Prospector, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip maker .

You can drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Springdale
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and then buy something for everyone on your list at City Creek Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Hill Aerospace Museum, browse the different shops at Station Park, and then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. When traveling from Zion National Park in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 39°F by day to 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hill Aerospace Museum, Park City Main Street Historic District, Station Park
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Park City Main Street Historic District ©

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