10 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

10 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Bryce Canyon National Park

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nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
When in Bryce Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Coyote Buttes in Big Water, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park vacation planning tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bryce Canyon National Park. In July, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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