8 days in Phoenix & Salt Lake City Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix & Salt Lake City Itinerary

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Phoenix
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Phoenix

— 3 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kids will enjoy Off-Road Tours and Desert Botanical Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Taliesin West (in Scottsdale) and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Phoenix day trip planning website.

Nashville to Phoenix is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Phoenix, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nashville in March, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Salt Lake City

— 4 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Deer Valley Resort and North Forty Escapes. Venture out of the city with trips to Alta Ski Area (in Alta), Park City (Ski Butlers Park City & Park City Mountain Resort) and Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square and take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City attractions tool.

You can fly from Phoenix to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in March: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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