13 days in Mesquite, Springdale & Zion National Park Itinerary

13 days in Mesquite, Springdale & Zion National Park Itinerary

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13 days in Mesquite, Springdale & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: Mesquite
1
Mesquite
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Mesquite

7
nights
Mesquite

Mesquite ©
Mesquite is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, adjacent to the Arizona state line and northeast of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Zion Shuttle has been added to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Toroweap Point and Pine Valley Chapel. Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum and Rockville Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mesquite: Overton (Fire Wave & Valley of Fire State Park), Zion National Park (The Narrows, Angel's Landing, & more) and Boulder City (Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area and tee off at Wolf Creek Golf Club.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mesquite trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Mesquite are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mesquite

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Boulder City, Overton, Rockville Bridge, The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area
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Wolf Creek Golf Club ©
Wolf Creek Golf Club
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

2
nights
Springdale

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mild to Wild Rhino Tours as well as Zion Rock & Mountain Guides. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): catch all the local highlights with Mild to Wild Rhino Tours, get interesting insight from Tours, trek along Zion Rock & Mountain Guides, then take in the exciting artwork at LaFave Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then look for gifts at Zion Prospector, and finally view the masterpieces at Sorella Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Springdale trip builder .

Drive from Mesquite to Springdale in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mesquite in October, Springdale is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kanab
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides ©
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Court of the Patriarchs, Observation Point and Canyon Overlook Trail. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Observation Point, then don't miss a visit to Court of the Patriarchs, and then explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Maynard Dixon Living History Museum, then experience rural life at Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, and then admire the sheer force of Emerald Pools.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Zion National Park road trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Springdale to Zion National Park with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Maynard Dixon Living History Museum, Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
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Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs