8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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Fly to Las Vegas, Shuttle to Springdale
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Monument Valley
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Drive to Montrose, Fly to San Francisco


Springdale — 2 nights

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Zion National Park. And it doesn't end there: capture your vacation like a pro with Enlighten Photography Excursions, shop like a local with David J West Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Worthington Gallery, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Springdale road trip app.

San Francisco to Springdale is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Springdale due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for colder nights in Springdale, with lows around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
On the 10th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and finally go for a walk through Paria View.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bryce online route builder.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. Traveling from Springdale in November, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce: highs are around 47°F and lows about 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.
Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip
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Monument Valley — 1 night

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 11th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce to Monument Valley takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°F in Monument Valley. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.
Nature · Parks · Tours
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Moab to Arches National Park to see Delicate Arch about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, trek along Arches National Park, admire all the interesting features of Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and get a bird's-eye view with Canyonlands Ballooning.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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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.