60 days in Utah Itinerary

60 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 9 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Blanding
— 4 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 6 nights
Drive
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St. George
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 7 nights
Drive
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Torrey
— 6 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 10 nights
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Moab

— 9 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Grandstaff Canyon Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Delicate Arch, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Gemini Bridges, take a memorable drive along Potash Road, hike along Balanced Rock Trail, and grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Moab tour itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Moab is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Moab, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, you will find days in Moab are much hotter (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Canyonlands National Park

— 6 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mesa Arch and Island in the Sky. Take a break from Canyonlands National Park with a short trip to Off-Road & ATV Trails in Capitol Reef National Park, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, take in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook, hike along Shafer Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Whale Rock.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Blanding.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Blanding

— 4 nights
Blanding is a city in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Bridges National Monument and Newspaper Rock Recreation Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Blanding: Pioneer Cemetery (in Bluff) and Loyd's Lake (in Monticello). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park, get engrossed in the history at Huck's Museum and Trading Post, see the interesting displays at The Dinosaur Museum, and don't miss a visit to Big Four Tractor.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Blanding online trip maker.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Blanding by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Canyonlands National Park in June, with highs in Blanding at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Blanding

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Monument Valley

— 4 nights
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Off-Road Tours and Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.. Venture out of the city with trips to Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods). There's lots more to do: hike along Wildcat Trail, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley day trip planning website.

Drive from Blanding to Monument Valley in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Kanab

— 6 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Canyon Overlook Trail. Explore Kanab's surroundings by going to Red Canyon (in Panguitch) and Zion National Park (Observation Point, Watchman Trail, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access), examine the collection at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, stroll around Jacob Hamblin Park, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kanab online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Kanab by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Kanab, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

St. George

— 7 nights
St. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George Temple and Pioneer Park. Get out of town with these interesting St. George side-trips: Springdale (Worthington Gallery, Fatali Gallery, &more), Cedar City (Dixie National Forest & Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center) and Zion National Park (Riverside Walk, Hidden Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Red Hills Desert Garden, contemplate the long history of Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, visit Kayenta, and have fun at Zion Shooting Experience.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. George attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to St. George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. George, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bryce

— 7 nights
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Inspiration Point and Queen's Garden Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Bryce side-trips: Rainbow Point (in Bryce Canyon National Park), Escalante (Scenic Byway Route 12, Peekaboo Gulch, &more) and Kodachrome Basin State Park (in Cannonville). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairyland Loop Trail.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce itinerary planning app.

Drive from St. George to Bryce in 2.5 hours. Traveling from St. George in July, you will find days in Bryce are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Torrey

— 6 nights
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Highway 12 Scenic Byway and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Torrey side-trips: Boulder (The Hogback & Anasazi State Park Museum), Hanksville (The Wolverton Mill & Hollow Mountain) and Capitol Reef National Park (Capitol Reef National Park & Pioneer Register). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Goblin Valley State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse, and contemplate the long history of Gifford Homestead.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Torrey road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Torrey takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salt Lake City

— 10 nights

Crossroads of the West

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Utah State Capitol and Cathedral of the Madeleine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse), ATV & Off-Road Tours (in Heber City) and Bridal Veil Falls (in Provo). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Union Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Torrey to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Torrey in July, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be warmer, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.