8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
St. George
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

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.
Get some cultural insight at Temple Square and Art at the Main Gallery. Visit Salt Lake Temple and The Tabernacle for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Alta Ski Resort (in Alta), Park City Main Street Historic District (in Park City) and Hill Aerospace Museum (in Ogden). It doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah.

Plan trip to Salt Lake City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Salt Lake City. In April, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. George.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hill Aerospace Museum, Alta Ski Resort, Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

2
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Red Hills Desert Garden, wander the streets of Kayenta, take in the exciting artwork at Kayenta Art Village, then examine the collection at St. George Children's Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ancestor Square, then play a few rounds at Entrada at Snow Canyon Golf Course, and then examine the collection at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our St. George trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to St. George by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in April, with highs in St. George at 75°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in St. George

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. George Children's Museum ©
St. George Children's Museum
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

1
day
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 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from St. George to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In April, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than St. George - with highs of 67°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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 15th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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