14 days in Utah Itinerary

14 days in Utah Itinerary

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1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
5
Moab
— 4 nights

1
night
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 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at McCune Mansion and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, and then cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner.

Indianapolis to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Park City
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
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.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and make a trip to Observation Point.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park tour planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Zion National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

3
nights
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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Point, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, thenstroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, get great views at Muley Point Overlook, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Monument Valley at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Moki Dugway
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Change things up with a short trip to Turret Arch in Arches National Park (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park, get interesting insight from Tours, see Off-Road Tours, and stroll through Bike Fiend.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. In May in Moab, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

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