8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Utah holiday planner

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Park City
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Cortez, Fly to Birmingham


Park City

— 1 night
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hit the slopes at Backcountry Snowmobiling and then fly down the slopes at Canyons Village at Park City. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Park City Mountain Resort, and then get in on the family fun at Park City Alpine Slide.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Park City trip website.

Birmingham to Park City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Park City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in March, expect Park City to be a bit cooler, temps between 54°F and 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

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— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

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You can drive from Park City to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. In March, Moab is a bit warmer than Park City - with highs of 62°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Monument Valley

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley day trip site.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. Traveling from Moab in March, you will find days in Monument Valley are little chillier (57°F), and nights are about the same (31°F). On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Parks
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Utah travel guide

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.