Best Utah Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Utah Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Utah Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Utah vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 1. Dinosaur National Monument Scenic Drive
A trip to Dinosaur National Monument is almost like visiting two parks in one. There’s an obvious physical separation caused by the ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Dinosaur, CO - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 2. Arches National Park Scenic Drive
Within this arid landscape is the world’s greatest concentration of natural stone arches. There are approximately 90 of these formations ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Moab, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 3. Bryce Canyon National Park Scenic Drive
Although young in geological terms compared to some of its famous neighbors, Bryce Canyon is one of the most remarkable examples of ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Panguitch, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars 4. Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Scenic Drive
This vast, state-sized recreation area was created upon completion of the Glen Canyon Dam, which backs up manmade Lake Powell for ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Mexican Hat, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5. Bryce Canyon National Park: Tough for Farming, Great for Hiking Weekend Getaway
They’re called “hoodoos,” these fanciful, pillar-shaped formations of stone, and they give Bryce Canyon—and, by extension, Bryce Canyon ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Panguitch, UT - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

6. Zion National Park: Rocks That Form a Temple of Beauty Weekend Getaway
The Paiute Indians weren’t crazy about Zion Canyon and refused to stay there after dark, but to the Mormons who settled in the area, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Springdale , UT - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

7. Zion National Park Scenic Drive
The rugged, lush and narrow canyon with a sometimes raging river and spectacularly colored rocky promontories characterize Zion Canyon, ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Springdale, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 8. Canyonlands National Park Scenic Drive
Canyonlands, as the name implies, is an area of deep, colorful canyons. It is a land filled with natural arches, spires and mesas ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Moab, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

9. Utah Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Utah excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Utah region by region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Salt Lake City, UT - Fodor's USA

10. Utah Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
With the biggest, most beautiful and most pristine landscapes in North America, Utah has something for everyone: from brilliantly ...
Published by Rough Guides Salt Lake City, UT - The Rough Guide to USA

11. Kayenta, Arizona, and Monument Valley, Utah Weekend Getaway
Kayenta is a tiny town by American standards, but it is a major community on the Navajo reservation. Be sure to visit the Navajo Nation ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Kayenta, AZ - Day Trips from Phoenix, Tucson, and Flagstaff

12. Cedar City: To the Mountains! Weekend Getaway
Ask any group of Las Vegans of more than a few years’ residence about the best place to go skiing in winter or escape the heat in ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Cedar City, UT - Quick Escapes: Las Vegas

1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars1 out of 5 stars 13. Capitol Reef National Park Scenic Drive
Capitol Reef’s dominant features are its wall-like cliffs, nearly 1,000 feet high, that run like an ocean reef for a distance of 90 ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Torrey, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

14. Red Rock Baseball: Salt Lake City, Provo Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Utah is not just known for majestic mountains, ski slopes, and the 2002 Winter Olympics. The Beehive state has been buzzing with baseball, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Salt Lake City, UT - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

15. The Reid Ranch Weekend Getaway
If you are looking for a place to host a large group, one that offers plenty of recreational opportunities, solitude, and meeting ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Salt Lake City, UT - 100 Best Ranch Vacations in North America

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 16. National Parks of Utah Weekend Getaway
This chapter is an excerpt from the book "Guide to the National Park Areas: Western States" and contains National Parks, National ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Moab, UT - Guide to the National Park Areas: Western States

17. The Amusement Parks of Utah Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these Utah Amusement Parks: Lagoon Park/Lagoon A Beach in Farmington, Raging Waters in Salt Lake City, and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Salt Lake City, UT - The Amusement Park Guide

18. Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument Scenic Drive
The unusual name of this monument comes from the series of colorful cliffs and mesas that rise like a giant’s staircase. They extend ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Escalante, UT - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

 
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