8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to St. George
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St. George
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— Few hours
Drive
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Capitol Reef National Park
— Few hours
Drive
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Fly

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St. George

St. On the 2nd (Tue), get curious at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the St. George online trip itinerary builder.

Newark to St. George is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark to St. George, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. George: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in St. George

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, stop by Denny's Wigwam, then get engrossed in the history at Moqui Cave, and finally look for gifts at The Rock Stop.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kanab trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. George to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from St. George in October since evenings lows in Kanab dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Moqui Cave ©
Ruin
Moqui Cave
3.2
The Rock Stop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Rock Stop
4.7
Denny's Wigwam ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Denny's Wigwam
3.2

2
nights
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 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then trek along Queen's Garden Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park route planner.

Getting from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kanab in October, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 61°F and lows at 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Natural Bridge ©
Geologic Formation
Natural Bridge
4.8
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop
4.0

few
hours
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 6th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Capitol Reef National Park are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Fruita Campground ©
Historic Site
Fruita Campground
4.6

3
nights
Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 7th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Landscape Arch and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Moab Rock Shop, explore the striking landscape at Windows, and then stroll through Balanced Rock Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 71°F and 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Fiery Furnace ©
Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8
Back of Beyond Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Back of Beyond Books
4.7
Moab Rock Shop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Moab Rock Shop
4.6

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