36 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

36 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to St. George
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St. George
— 12 nights
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Kanab
— 8 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Brian Head
— 7 nights
Drive to Cedar City Regional Airport, Fly to Gothenburg

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St. George

— 12 nights
St. You'll explore and learn at St. George Children's Museum and St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. Your inner history buff will appreciate Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site and St George Art Museum. Explore St. George's surroundings by going to Kanarra Creek (in Kanarraville), Zion National Park (Grotto Trail, Hidden Canyon, &more) and Cedar City (Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, Dixie National Forest, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Jacob Hamlin Home, get a taste of the local shopping with Kayenta Art Village, take a stroll through Kayenta, and stroll around Red Hills Desert Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. George travel site.

Gothenburg, Sweden to St. George is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Gothenburg in April, expect nights in St. George to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are much hotter, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kanab

— 8 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Head to Raven's Heart Gallery and Denny's Wigwamfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kanab Heritage House Museum and Historical Kanab Library. Change things up with these side-trips from Kanab: Zion National Park (Sand Bench Trail, Riverside Walk, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), and take in breathtaking views at Paria River Canyon.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab vacation maker tool.

You can drive from St. George to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from St. George in April, with highs in Kanab at 24°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sunset Point and Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get in touch with nature at Queen's Garden Trail and Fairyland Loop Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria, stroll through Mossy Cave Trail, and get great views at Sunrise Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Kanab - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Brian Head.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Brian Head

— 7 nights
Brian Head is a town in Iron County, Utah, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Kolob Canyons and Brian Head Resort. Step out of the city life by going to Kayenta Trail and W Rim Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brian Head: Zion National Park (Wildcat Canyon Trail, Zion's Main Canyon, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Georg's Ski Shop and take some stellar pictures from Brian Head Peak Observation.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brian Head tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Brian Head takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Brian Head to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brian Head

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip