14 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

14 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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Fly to St George, Bus to Parowan, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cedar City
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
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 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning website.

Syracuse to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Syracuse in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park, with lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Zion National Park

— 4 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 69°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Cedar City

— 4 nights
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Change things up with these side-trips from Cedar City: Kanab (Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, &more). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, explore the striking landscape of Dixie National Forest, and examine the collection at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cedar City online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Cedar City takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, you will find days in Cedar City are slightly colder (63°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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