7 days in Utah Itinerary

7 days in Utah Itinerary

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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
2
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
4
Kanab
— 1 night

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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 20th (Wed): trek along Pine Tree Arch Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Double Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tunnel Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip planning tool.

Memphis to Arches National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in May, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Arches National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Tower Arch ©
Tower 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): hike along Aztec Butte Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and then trek along White Rim Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook, thencruise along White Rim Road, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Neck Spring, and finally stroll through Pothole Point Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. May in Canyonlands National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Orange Cliffs Overlook ©
Orange Cliffs Overlook

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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 25th (Mon), trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally hike along Queen's Garden Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Canyonlands National Park in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 26th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Historical Kanab Library and then stroll through Kanab trailhead.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanab online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Kanab to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Historical Kanab Library ©
Historical Kanab Library

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