13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Utah Itinerary

13 days in Yellowstone National Park & Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
2
Park City
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Bryce
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Newark

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's much more to do: hike along Artist Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls, and cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Newark to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, sample the fine beverages at High West Distillery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Park City travel route tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Park City by combination of car, flight, and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Park City reach 84°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Shopping Neighborhoods Spas
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Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District
Spas
High West Distillery ©
High West Distillery

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.
On the 14th (Sun), cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, and then explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online visit planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Park City to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Park City in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Bryce.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

2
nights
Bryce

Bryce ©
Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): gear up at Ruby's Inn, then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then stroll through Fairyland Loop Trail. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Paria View, then get great views at Inspiration Point, then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and finally hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bryce attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Bryce. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce: highs are around 79°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Ruby's Inn
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
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.
On the 18th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then hike along Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tom Till Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab day trip site.

Getting from Bryce to Moab by car takes about 4.5 hours. While traveling from Bryce, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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