21 days in Utah Itinerary

21 days in Utah Itinerary

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21 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bluff
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Bryce
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Washington
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, trails, scenic drive, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, and explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab travel route planner.

New York City to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Moab. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 76°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Little Wild Horse Canyon
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

3
nights
Bluff

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Bluff side-trips: Monument Valley (Horseback Riding Tours, Photography Tours, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, cruise along Moki Dugway, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pioneer Cemetery.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bluff trip maker tool .

You can drive from Moab to Bluff in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Moab in May since evenings lows in Bluff dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Bluff

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Monument Valley, Moki Dugway
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bryce online travel planner .

Drive from Bluff to Bryce in 5.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bluff in May, with highs in Bryce at 63°F and lows at 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby's Inn, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanab: Coyote Buttes (in Big Water) and Havasu Canyon (in Grand Canyon National Park). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, take a memorable tour with Tours, take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum, and trek along Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kanab online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in May, with highs in Kanab at 76°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Coyote Buttes, Havasu Canyon
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Off-Road Tours
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch Access) ©

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.
Step out of Zion National Park with an excursion to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Springdale--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, trek along Angel's Landing, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Washington.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Washington

Washington is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States and is a part of the St. On the 2nd (Tue), stroll around Pioneer Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Washington. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington when traveling from Zion National Park in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Washington

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

St. George
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
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Off-Road Tours
Red Hills Desert Garden ©
Red Hills Desert Garden
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then cool off at Park City Mountain Resort.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City tour itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington to Salt Lake City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington in June; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 89°F and lows reach 62°F. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Alta Ski Resort
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
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