9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
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Moab
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Escalante
— 1 day
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Zion National Park
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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.
You've now added Bonneville Salt Flats to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonneville Salt Flats and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Atlanta to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in September, plan for little chillier nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonneville Salt Flats
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Bonneville Salt Flats ©
Bonneville Salt Flats
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Balanced Rock Trail, Canyonlands Ballooning, Corona Arch, and other attractions. On the 27th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, and then enjoy unforgettable views with Canyonlands Ballooning. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get some thrills on the water with Moab Jett, explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, then hike along Balanced Rock Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moab itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Fiery Furnace
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Corona Arch
Corona Arch

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Holiday River Expeditions - Utah Rafting Day Tours. On the 28th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Pine Tree Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tunnel Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park planning app.

You can drive from Moab to Arches National Park in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Green River
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Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Goblin Valley State Park ©
Goblin Valley State Park

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 29th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at White Rim Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by journey from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Canyonlands National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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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 30th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then stroll through Wildcat Trail, and finally stroll around Sandstone Tours. Keep things going the next day: trek along with Wild Expeditions, stroll the grounds of Pioneer Cemetery, then explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, and finally cruise along Moki Dugway.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Monument Valley in 4 hours. September in Monument Valley sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bluff, Moki Dugway
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Moki Dugway ©
Moki Dugway

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Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Escalante visit planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Escalante in 6.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Monument Valley in October: high temperatures in Escalante hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bryce Point as well as Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, then hike along Kayenta Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail, and finally hike along Riverside Walk.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zion National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Escalante to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Escalante in October, with highs in Zion National Park at 74°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Bryce Point, Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center
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Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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