7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

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7 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
St. George
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Mexican Hat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
St. George

St. George ©
St. On the 3rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, admire the natural beauty at Red Hills Desert Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Park. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Kayenta and then tee off at Wolf Creek Golf Club.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St. George day trip site .

San Francisco to St. George is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to St. George, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in St. George, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in St. George

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Wolf Creek Golf Club
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Wolf Creek Golf Club ©
Wolf Creek Golf Club
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

1
night
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trek along Wildcat Trail, make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, take some stellar pictures from Muley Point Overlook, make a trip to Sand Island Campground, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mexican Hat trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. George to Mexican Hat takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from St. George in May, things will get slightly colder in Mexican Hat: highs are around 74°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bluff, Moki Dugway, Wildcat Trail
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Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch, see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy, and then hike along Park Avenue Trail. On the next day, cruise along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, then appreciate the views at Castle Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Mexican Hat to Moab takes 2.5 hours. In May in Moab, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Sand Dune Arch ©
Sand Dune Arch

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