20 days in Utah Itinerary

20 days in Utah Itinerary

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Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
2
Moab
— 4 nights
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
4
Bryce
— 3 nights
5
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
6
Park City
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Mesa Arch and Utah State Route 95. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, and trek along White Rim Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary maker.

Fort Lauderdale to Canyonlands National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Canyonlands National Park. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, plan for slightly colder days in Canyonlands National Park, with highs around 71°F, while nights are colder with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Utah State Route 95, Little Wild Horse Canyon
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Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Arches National Park and The Hideout Golf Club. Venture out of the city with trips to The Edge of the Cedars State Park (in Blanding) and Big Four Tractor (in Monticello). Next up on the itinerary: see Off-Road Tours, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and play a few rounds at Moab Golf Course.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Moab vacation planner.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. In October in Moab, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Monticello, The Edge of the Cedars State Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

2
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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 9th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley online day trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

3
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Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Visiting Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Highway 12 Scenic Byway will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Escalante (Scenic Byway Route 12 & Escalante Heritage Center). Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bryce driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Bryce in 5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in October, things will get little chillier in Bryce: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Zion National Park and The Narrows. Take a break from Zion National Park with a short trip to SunSoker Tours in Hurricane, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, trek along Angel's Landing, get great views at Observation Point, and take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park sightseeing tool.

Explore your travel options from Bryce to Zion National Park with the Route module. In October, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce - with highs of 74°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

SunSoker Tours
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sun), go for a charming ride with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, then tee off at Soldier Hollow Golf Course, then play a few rounds at Wasatch Mountain Golf Course, and finally view the masterpieces at Fatali Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District, sample the fine beverages at High West Distillery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Park City online trip builder.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Park City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Park City are little chillier (65°F), and nights are about the same (32°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Midway
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Wasatch Mountain Golf Course ©
Wasatch Mountain Golf Course
Rocky Mountain Outfitters ©
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District

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