11 days in Utah Itinerary

11 days in Utah Itinerary

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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
2
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
3
Moab
— 2 nights
4
Arches National Park
— 1 night
5
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
6
Escalante
— 1 night
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunrise Point, Queen Victoria, Thor's Hammer, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, get great views at Sunrise Point, explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, thenexplore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, things will get much colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Queen Victoria ©
Queen Victoria

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cohab Canyon Trail, Grand Wash Trail, Sunset Point Trail, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs, hike along Goosenecks Overlook, trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, contemplate the long history of Gifford Homestead, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse, and finally stroll through Capitol Gorge Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park trip site.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 2.5 hours. In April in Capitol Reef National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail
Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead

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Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Moab travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in April, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Arches National Park by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Whale Rock, Upheaval Dome, Shafer Canyon Overlook, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, get to know the fascinating history of Monument Basin, thentake in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and finally get great views at Green River Overlook. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get answers to all your questions at Island In The Sky Visitor Center, take in breathtaking views at Shafer Canyon Overlook, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Upheaval Dome, and finally admire all the interesting features of Whale Rock.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Monument Basin ©
Monument Basin

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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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, thenadmire the sheer force of Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, and then get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Escalante itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Escalante takes 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Canyonlands National Park in April; daily highs in Escalante reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip app.

You can drive from Escalante to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Escalante in April; daily highs in Zion National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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