9 days in Utah Itinerary

9 days in Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Emery
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Salt Lake City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Doughnut Falls, Head underground at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at Thanksgiving Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Joseph Smith Memorial Building, make a trip to Kindig It Design, and then fly down the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Salt Lake City. October in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Doughnut Falls, Park City Mountain Resort, Thanksgiving Point, Timpanogos Cave National Monument
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Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Doughnut Falls ©
Doughnut Falls
Thanksgiving Point ©
Thanksgiving Point

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Go for a jaunt from Moab to Canyonlands National Park to see Mesa Arch about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, get interesting insight from Tours, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Emery.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mesa Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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Emery

Emery ©
Emery is a town in Emery County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): head outdoors with Salt Wash View Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Emery road trip site .

Traveling by car from Moab to Emery takes 2 hours. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Emery

Outdoors
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Salt Wash View Area ©
Salt Wash View 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zion National Park side-trips: Springdale (David J West Gallery & Worthington Gallery). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows, get great views at Observation Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Emery to Zion National Park with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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