15 days in Utah Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
St. George
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Las Vegas, Fly to Manchester


Salt Lake City — 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple Square and The Tabernacle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salt Lake Temple and Assembly Hall. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway) and Provo City Center Temple (in Provo). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, make a trip to Sri Ganesha Hindu Temple of Utah, and take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, you will find days in Salt Lake City are much hotter (41°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Moab — 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Arches National Park and Off-Road Tours. On the 21st (Fri), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Moab travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daytime highs in Moab are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.
Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Trails
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Red Canyon Trail Rides and Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 32°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kanab.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Kanab — 3 nights

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get in touch with nature at Zion National Park and The Narrows. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kanab Heritage House Museum and Historical Kanab Library. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, shop like a local with Raven's Heart Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Kanab trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. In July, Kanab is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 40°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to St. George.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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St. George — 3 nights

St. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pine Valley Chapel and then take an exotic tour of Zion Jeep Tours. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Jacob Hamlin Home, then steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, then have fun and explore at St. George Children's Museum, and finally admire the striking features of St. George Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. George tour planner.

Getting from Kanab to St. George by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in July, expect St. George to be somewhat warmer, temps between 44°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums · Classes
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Utah travel guide

Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.