15 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

15 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Arches National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Arches National Park
— 4 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 5 nights

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 12th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey maker tool.

Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Arches National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace, hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 6.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Arches National Park at °F and lows at °F. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

5
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 17th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, make a trip to Observation Point, and cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

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Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Zion National Park, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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