10 days in Utah Itinerary

10 days in Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Moab
— 2 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
4
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, and then stop by Gearheads Outdoor Store. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, thenadmire all the interesting features of Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, and then explore and take pictures at Scenic Byway of Highway 128.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab trip itinerary maker site.

New York City to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from New York City to Moab, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in December: highs in Moab hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Turret Arch, Scenic Byway of Highway 128
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Gearheads Outdoor Store ©
Gearheads Outdoor Store

2
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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.
On the 16th (Wed), trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, thentake some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally go for a walk through Paria View. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday maker website.

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Bryce Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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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

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On your second day here, stroll through Angel's Landing, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then get great views at Observation Point.

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

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, with highs in Zion National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Observation Point
Observation Point
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Aspen Mirror Lake, fly down the slopes at Backcountry Snowmobiling, and then head outdoors with North Forty Escapes. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Jupiter Peak, thenfly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, and then fly down the slopes at Woodward Park City.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City day trip app.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Zion National Park in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Salt Lake City, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Park City, Backcountry Snowmobiling, North Forty Escapes, Aspen Mirror Lake
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Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
North Forty Escapes ©
North Forty Escapes
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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