8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
St. George
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h
6
Park City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Negro Bill Canyon Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch, explore and take pictures at La Sal Mountain Loop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Moab tour planning tool .

Minneapolis to Moab is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Moab is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (76°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road & ATV Trails
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then hike along Wildcat Trail, and finally examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley visit site .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Monument Valley. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Trails
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 19th (Sun), hike along Many Pools Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access), then view the masterpieces at Raven's Heart Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kanab trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Kanab takes 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Kanab are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Many Pools Trail
Highlights from your plan
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access) ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Raven's Heart Gallery ©
Raven's Heart Gallery

1
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 20th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Rainbow Point, trek along Rim Trail, trek along Queen's Garden Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bryce Canyon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kanab in May, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
St. George

St. George ©
St. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Sand Hollow State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Snow Canyon State Park, then contemplate the long history of Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, and finally see the interesting displays at St. George Children's Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. George sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to St. George takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in St. George to be much hotter, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Park City.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Snow Canyon State Park, Sand Hollow State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snow Canyon State Park ©
Snow Canyon State Park
Sand Hollow State Park ©
Sand Hollow State Park
St. George Children's Museum ©
St. George Children's Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Park City trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from St. George to Park City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from St. George in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Park City, with highs around 68°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort

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