8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Durham

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get outdoors at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: trek along Angel's Landing.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip tool .

Durham to Zion National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Durham in April, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at City Creek Center and Fashion Place Shopping Mall. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Smith and Edwards (in Ogden), Layton Hills Mall (in Layton) and Station Park (in Farmington). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Olympic Cauldron Park, and don't miss a visit to Park City Main Street Historic District.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. When traveling from Zion National Park in April, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Fashion Place Shopping Mall, Station Park, Layton Hills Mall, Smith and Edwards
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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