18 days in Salt Lake City & Draper Itinerary

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Salt Lake City — 8 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: Roundhouse and Railyards (in Evanston), Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Park City (Boulder Mountain Ranch at Deer Valley, Ski Butlers Park City, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, surround yourself with nature on North Forty Escapes, and stroll through Deer Valley Resort.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey planning tool.

Washington to Salt Lake City is an approximately 31-hour car ride. Traveling from Washington to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington in December, with highs in Salt Lake City at 39°F and lows at 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Draper.
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Draper — 7 nights

Draper is a city in Salt Lake and Utah counties in the U.S. state of Utah, located about 20mi south of Salt Lake City along the Wasatch Front. Explore Draper's surroundings by going to Heber City (ATV & Off-Road Tours & Heber Valley Brewing Company), Solitude Mountain Resort (in Solitude) and Midway (Soldier Hollow Nordic Center, Soldier Hollow Golf Course, &more). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, identify plant and animal life at Cascade Springs, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outlaw Distillery, and fly down the slopes at Snowbird.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Draper tour planner.

Draper is very close to Salt Lake City. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 22°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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