27 days in Utah Itinerary

27 days in Utah Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
3
Kanab
— 3 nights
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
5
Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
6
Moab
— 3 nights
7
Vernal
— 3 nights

4
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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.
Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: make a trip to Observation Point, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planner.

St. George to Zion National Park is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In July, Zion National Park is a bit cooler than St. George - with highs of 94°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Observation Point
Observation Point

7
nights
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.
When in Bryce Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Kodachrome Basin State Park in Cannonville, approximately Cannonville away. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 81°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bryce, Kodachrome Basin State Park
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

3
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Step out of Kanab to go to Big Water and see Coyote Buttes, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, browse the exhibits of Moqui Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Nautilus Rock, and take an in-depth tour of Historical Kanab Library.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kanab journey app.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kanab: highs are around 94°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
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 27th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with a tour on horseback, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
When in Canyonlands National Park, make a side trip to see Utah State Route 95 in Blanding, approximately Blanding away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monument Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon, and get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Canyonlands National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in July; daily highs in Canyonlands National Park reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Utah State Route 95, Little Wild Horse Canyon
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Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

3
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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 Arches National Park to see Delicate Arch about 38 minutes away. On the 3rd (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
Vernal

Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of McConkie Ranch, pause for some photo ops at Quarry Exhibit Hall, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vernal sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Moab to Vernal in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Vernal at 86°F and lows at 55°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vernal

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Jensen
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dinosaur National Monument visitor center ©

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