8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + subway:  6​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

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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.
On the 15th (Mon), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online trip itinerary planner .

San Francisco to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 68°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Historic Sites
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
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3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Delicate Arch & Wolfe Ranch). On the 16th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 18th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Moab route builder site .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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night
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 19th (Fri): get great views at Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning site .

Drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Moab in October: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zion National Park: Springdale (David J West Gallery & Zion Prospector). Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park day trip planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 74°F and 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Springdale
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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