The open road has many turns. You take comfort in knowing what's next. To help you find your way, these itineraries plot inspirational routes through Utah, from the iconic classics to the hidden gems. Day-by-day choices help you carve your own path from the endless outdoor recreation, stunning red rock landscapes, vast forests on high mountain ranges and exciting towns and cities where you may just want to spend a few extra days.

Step one: get here. Easy. Step two: get around. Thanks to excellent highway infrastructure and other transportation options, getting around is easy too. Chances are, you'll want to take the scenic route. Good news: There's always a scenic route.

Start by filtering your travel preferences below to explore options, or jump to one of our classic itineraries:

• Anglers Delight, a 5-day journey to one of the most diverse and prolific fisheries in the West.
• Dino Trekker is a a full immersion, 7-day trip through the rich dinosaur fossil record of Utah's own Jurassic World.
• Must-Do Road Trip Itineraries include seven detailed ways to explore the state
• The Mighty 5 has PDFs of popular 3, 5, 7 and 10-day itineraries through Utah's five spectacular national parks.

Explore some of our favorite itineraries - or search for your own perfect Utah road trip.

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Do everything you’d normally do on a National Park road trip, but when the stars come out, so do you. Red rock by day and serene dark skies by night, this stargazing trip includes nighttime splendor at certified International Dark Sky Parks.
  • Stargazing in International Dark Sky Parks
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Cedar Breaks National Monument
  • All-American Road: Scenic Byway 12
This six-day itinerary is fit for foodies, and it's the only one where you might come back heavier than you started.
  • Moab and Castle Creek Winery
  • Southern Utah Farmers Markets
  • Hell's Backbone Grill
  • Gifford Homestead Pie
See silver screen cowboys and real ones, too. This five-day itinerary will take you to famous film backdrops and to the real Old West.
  • Moab-Area Film Locations
  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
  • Goblin Valley State Park
  • Snow Canyon State Park

More Utah Road Trips

With 27 designated scenic byways, undiscovered roads, and some of America's most diverse terrain, the Road to Mighty continues here:


Salt Lake City

Experience the vibrant urban culture of Utah's international gateway to adventure, then head south toward The Mighty 5® national parks.

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Getting Here

SLC international airport — with 700+ daily non-stop flights to/from 95+ destinations — brings you within a few hours of your roadtrip on the Road to Mighty.

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