8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
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Park City
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Petrified Forest National Park
— Few hours
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Albuquerque
— 1 night

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

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.
Utah's Hogle Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Utah's Hogle Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City travel planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Salt Lake City. September in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Park City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Utah's Hogle Zoo ©
Utah's Hogle Zoo

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Park City

Park City ©
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.
Utah Olympic Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): do sightseeing your way with Utah Olympic Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Park City journey maker website.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Park City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, expect Park City to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 42°F. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Park City

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Utah Olympic Park ©
Utah Olympic Park

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, then stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally get great views at Fairyland Point.

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Traveling by car from Park City to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. When traveling from Park City in September, plan for little chillier days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Wall Street ©
Wall Street

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle and then explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip maker tool.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bearizona Wildlife Park. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take an exotic tour of Bearizona Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You've now added Great Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Great Falls, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Historic Brewing Company, and then wander the streets of Historic Downtown and Railroad District.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 43°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Historic Downtown and Railroad District
Historic Downtown and Railroad District
Great Falls ©
Great Falls
Historic Brewing Company ©
Historic Brewing Company

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Petrified Forest National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

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.
To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque online road trip planner.

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, Albuquerque is a bit warmer than Petrified Forest National Park - with highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Madonna of the Trail ©
Madonna of the Trail

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