10 days in Utah & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

10 days in Utah & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Moab
— 2 nights
2
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
3
Escalante
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Moab LCA, thenadmire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tom Till Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then explore the striking landscape of Arches National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder site.

Milan, Italy to Moab is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in August, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Fruita Schoolhouse, trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, thensteep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, and finally contemplate the long history of Fruita Campground.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, Capitol Reef National Park is little chillier than Moab - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead
Fruita Campground ©
Fruita Campground
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

1
night
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. On the 6th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Scenic Byway Route 12, thenidentify plant and animal life at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, and then get a new perspective on nature at Escalante Heritage Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Escalante day trip planning website.

Drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Escalante in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Escalante are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature
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Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 7th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, stroll through Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Escalante to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Escalante in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, thentrek along Mount Olympus Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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