8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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Start: Boston
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
St. George
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Boston

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Courthouse Towers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then tee off at Moab Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Moab journey planner.

Boston to Moab is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in March, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 32°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Moab Golf Course ©
Moab Golf Course

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bryce Amphitheatre, trek along Rim Trail, thentake some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In March, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 49°F and lows of 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): trek along Many Pools Trail, thentrek along Squaw Trail, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and finally take an in-depth tour of Moqui Cave.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kanab trip builder site.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in March, things will get a bit warmer in Kanab: highs are around 64°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Many Pools Trail
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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

1
night
St. George

St. George ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Temple.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read St. George holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Kanab to St. George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In April, St. George is somewhat warmer than Kanab - with highs of 75°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Red Cliffs National Conservation Area ©
Red Cliffs National Conservation Area
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple

2
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, thenmake a trip to Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of Saint Mark and then contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from St. George to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Salt Lake City is a bit cooler than St. George - with highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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