8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
St. George
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: London

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St. George

St. George ©
St. To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our St. George visit planning app .

London, UK to St. George is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to St. George. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in St. George to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are much warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in St. George

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then trek along Queen's Garden Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from St. George to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from St. George in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 20°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Paria View ©
Paria View

2
nights
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then trek along Wildcat Trail, and finally admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mexican Hat online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Mexican Hat takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Mexican Hat hover around 27°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Bluff Fort Historic Site, Goosenecks State Park, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

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nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Slickrock Bike Trail and Island in the Sky. Discover out-of-the-way places like Windows and Turret Arch. Venture out of the city with trips to Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & Shafer Trail). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Lions Park, trek along Negro Bill Canyon Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Double Down Bike Shop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moab day trip planning site .

Drive from Mexican Hat to Moab in 2.5 hours. In May in Moab, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail

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