12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Phoenix

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chapel of the Holy Cross and Walnut Canyon National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Honshin Fine Art, Cathedral Rock, & more), Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Historic Old Town Cottonwood (in Cottonwood). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Downtown and Railroad District and explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary builder .

Phoenix to Flagstaff is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Flagstaff to be much colder, temps between 82°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sedona, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona Copper Art Museum
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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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.
Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Observation Point, and take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Flagstaff in June, you will find days in Zion National Park are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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

3
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.
Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Paria View.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in June: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Change things up with a short trip to Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum in Gateway (about 1h 15 min away). On the 19th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 20th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip builder app .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Moab to be much hotter, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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