11 days in Zion National Park & Moab Itinerary

11 days in Zion National Park & Moab Itinerary

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11 days in Zion National Park & Moab Itinerary

Start: Moab
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 8 nights
End: Moab

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: hike along Angel's Landing, then take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then experience rural life at Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder tool

Moab to Zion National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Moab in January, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 53°F and 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

8
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Delicate Arch and Colorado National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, Devils Garden Trailhead, & more), Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky & Mesa Arch) and Goblin Valley State Park (in Green River). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, stroll through Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Windows, and trek along Balanced Rock Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Moab trip maker tool

In January, daytime highs in Moab are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Grand Junction, Goblin Valley State Park, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Moab Tourism Center ©
Moab Tourism Center
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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