8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Springdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Mexican Hat
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 11th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Sorella Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Worthington Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at David J West Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Springdale trip itinerary planner.

Dallas to Springdale is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Springdale is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Springdale when traveling from Dallas in June, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway
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Zion Rock & Mountain Guides ©
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery
DeZion Gallery ©
DeZion Gallery

2
nights
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 13th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally hike along Queen's Garden Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Springdale to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Springdale in June; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Wall Street ©
Wall Street

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 15th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Moki Dugway, then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexican Hat trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Mexican Hat in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Mexican Hat hover around 87°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Goosenecks State Park, Moki Dugway, Bluff Fort Historic Site
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Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, get to know the fascinating history of Island in the Sky, and then take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Park Avenue Trail, stop by Moab Rock Shop, then get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery Moab LCA.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Moab road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Moab takes 2.5 hours. In June, Moab is a bit warmer than Mexican Hat - with highs of 95°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Park Avenue Trail
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Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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