9 days in Utah Itinerary

9 days in Utah Itinerary

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9 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  20​h
1
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Portland

1
day
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 15th (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley vacation planner .

Portland to Monument Valley is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in June, you will find days in Monument Valley are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

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

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, stop by The Rock Stop, then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and finally shop like a local with Raven's Heart Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kanab trip planner .

Drive from Monument Valley to Kanab in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in June: highs in Kanab hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Rock Stop
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Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park ©
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
The Rock Stop ©
The Rock Stop

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park day trip app .

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Kanab in June, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
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.
Get outdoors at Zion National Park and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's more to do: trek along Angel's Landing and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip site .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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

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 21st (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery, shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you will find days in Salt Lake City are little chillier (89°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Park City
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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