7 days in Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

7 days in Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

7 days in Capitol Reef National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Las Vegas

2
nights
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park sightseeing planning site .

Salt Lake City to Capitol Reef National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, expect nights in Capitol Reef National Park to be colder, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park route builder app .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. August in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park vacation maker site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 90°F and lows about 54°F. You will leave for home on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

Similar Plans

10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Salt Lake City, Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Zion National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Salt Lake City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Salt Lake City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Las Vegas, Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Denver, Salt Lake City & Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans