The Utah and Colorado Trip

9 Days of Deserts and Mountains

This 10-day trip uses Las Vegas as a starting and ending point, but spends almost all of the time in central Utah and central and northern Colorado.

Day 1

Out of Nevada, into Utah

Day 2

Across the empty center of Utah

Day 3

Exploring Colorado

Day 4

Dirt roads, small towns, and ghost towns

Day 5

The foothills west of Denver

Day 6

Hiking and driving Rocky Mountain National Park

Day 7

More of RMNP, then the drive west

Day 8

The scenic route to Salt Lake City

Day 9

A mad dash south, then a big hike