9 days in Utah Itinerary

9 days in Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Change things up with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab road trip site .

Newark to Moab is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moab when traveling from Newark in April, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage House Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kanab vacation builder tool .

Drive from Moab to Kanab in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

2
nights
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Springdale sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Springdale takes 1.5 hours. In April in Springdale, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Springdale to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Springdale in April, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, around 42°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Deer Valley Resort
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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