8 days in Albuquerque, Brian Head & Salt Lake City Itinerary

8 days in Albuquerque, Brian Head & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 1 day
Fly to Cedar City Regional Airport, Drive to Brian Head
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Brian Head
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
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Albuquerque
— 3 nights
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Albuquerque

— 1 day

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): trek along Boca Negra Canyon, then stroll through Petroglyph National Monument, and then examine the collection at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque road trip website.

Dallas to Albuquerque is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Albuquerque due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in November, things will get little chillier in Albuquerque: highs are around 59°F and lows about 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Brian Head.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Brian Head

— 1 night
Brian Head is a town in Iron County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Brian Head Resort, then look for gifts at Georg's Ski Shop, and then get great views at Brian Head Peak Observation.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Albuquerque to Brian Head. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Albuquerque in November since evenings lows in Brian Head dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Brian Head

Outdoors · Shopping · Winter Sports · Trails

Salt Lake City

— 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rocky Mountain Outfitters and Park City Mountain Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Park City (Park City Main Street Historic District & Spas). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online trip planner.

Drive from Brian Head to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Brian Head in November, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Albuquerque

— 3 nights

Duke City

Get outdoors at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals and Petroglyph National Monument. Visit Albuquerque Old Town and Loretto Chapel for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Santa Fe (Canyon Road & Georgia O'Keeffe Museum). See even more of Albuquerque: engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and stop by The Candy Lady.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Albuquerque, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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