10 days in Utah & Albuquerque Itinerary

10 days in Utah & Albuquerque Itinerary

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Park City
— 1 night
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
4
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
5
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
6
Albuquerque
— 2 nights

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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Park City route website.

Appleton to Park City is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Appleton to Park City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Appleton in October, you will find days in Park City are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Shopping Neighborhoods Spas
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Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Point, thenexplore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

Before you visit Bryce Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Park City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, bus, and car. October in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Natural Bridge
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

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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. On the 8th (Thu), trot along with a tour on horseback, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Horseback Riding Tours
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): hike along Pothole Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, and finally take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Canyonlands National Park takes 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Double Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Windows, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pothole Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, thentrek along Devils Garden Trailhead, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Landscape Arch, and finally trek along Tunnel Arch.

Plan trip to Arches National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Arches National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, contemplate the long history of Petroglyph National Monument, thenlearn about winemaking at Casa Rondena Winery, and finally trek along La Luz Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Arches National Park to Albuquerque by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Arches National Park in October, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Rio Grande Nature Center State Park ©
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church
Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

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