9 days in Utah Itinerary

9 days in Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Bryce
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Vancouver

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 23rd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City road trip website .

Vancouver, Canada to Salt Lake City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Salt Lake City. In August, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Room Escape Games
Art at the Main Gallery ©
Art at the Main Gallery

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, trails, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab road trip planning website .

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 August, daytime highs in Moab are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bryce itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce takes 4.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in August: high temperatures in Bryce hover around 29°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stroll through Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip builder site .

Explore your travel options from Bryce to Zion National Park with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in August, with highs in Zion National Park at 38°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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