9 days in Utah Itinerary

9 days in Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary builder app .

Boston to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Boston in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
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 20th (Tue): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 87°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

1
night
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kanab trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Kanab takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kanab are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Shopping
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Photography Tours

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip app .

Drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In August in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Lagoon Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Temple Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 67°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Wildlife Tours Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lagoon Amusement Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lagoon Amusement Park ©
Lagoon Amusement Park
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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