8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  6​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville), Alta Ski Resort (in Alta) and Deer Valley Resort (in Park City). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, and take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City vacation builder tool .

Charlotte to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Charlotte to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect Salt Lake City to be slightly colder, temps between 63°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Backcountry Snowmobiling, Alta Ski Resort, Deer Valley Resort
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Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, then see Off-Road Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, daytime highs in Moab are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 9th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then trek along Wildcat Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway, make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bluff travel planner .

Drive from Moab to Bluff in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bluff are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway, Goosenecks State Park
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

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