8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  8 h 45 min
1
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Moab
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Tram:  6 h 15 min
End: Dallas

2
nights
Springdale

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 7th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Worthington Gallery, trek along Angel's Landing, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, stop by Zion Rock & Gem, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and finally shop like a local with David J West Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Springdale road trip planner.

Dallas to Springdale is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of tram, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Springdale is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Dallas in June since evenings lows in Springdale dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Tue), hike along Rim Trail, then get great views at Sunrise Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Springdale in June: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Moab trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Moab to be warmer, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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