4 days in Utah Itinerary

4 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah holiday planner
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Make it your trip
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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce
— 1 night
Drive

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Salt Lake City — 1 day

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.
On the 9th (Fri), let the kids burn off some steam at Draper City Park, engage your brain at Wheeler Historic Farm, then walk around Ensign Peak Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Salt Lake City. September in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Moab.
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Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Moab — 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, and then cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Deep Desert Expeditions, then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, and then make a trip to The Overlook Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Moab trip planner.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Moab in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bryce.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Bryce — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, then shop like a local with Ruby's Inn, then take in breathtaking views at Ponderosa Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce day trip website.

You can drive from Moab to Bryce in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce: highs are around 70°F and lows about 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Utah travel guide

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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.
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