9 days in Nevada & Utah Itinerary

9 days in Nevada & Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Nevada & Utah Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Charlotte


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2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get some historical perspective at The Strip and Little Church of the West. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner .

Charlotte to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 80°F and lows reach 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Little Church of the West ©
Little Church of the West

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park and then trek along Angel's Landing.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of Saint Mark, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey builder site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 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 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get in touch with nature at Arches National Park and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lions Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab trip tool .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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