15 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

15 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah trip planner

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Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to NB Paradise after Elvis Presley, Foot to Circus Circus Las Vegas, Shuttle to Kanab
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Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cedar City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
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Kanab

— 2 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): let the river carry you with Grand Canyon Expeditions, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, and finally admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Kanab Zip Line, then skim along the rocks with Kanab Tour Company, then stroll around Jacob Hamblin Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Historical Kanab Library.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanab online tour planner.

Tampa to Kanab is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tampa in June, plan for cooler nights in Kanab, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Canyon Trail Rides. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Navajo Loop Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanab 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 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cedar City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Cedar City

— 2 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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at Georg's Ski Shop, then see the interesting displays at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, then make a splash at Cedar City Aquatic Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cedar City Utah Temple. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Brian Head Peak Observation, explore the striking landscape of Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, and then explore the striking landscape of Dixie National Forest.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cedar City itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Cedar City by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect Cedar City to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 6 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to Zion National Park and The Narrows. Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and make a trip to Observation Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Cedar City to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in June, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails