15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Marquette
Drive:  31​h
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Marquette

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.
Get in touch with nature at The Narrows and Zion's Main Canyon. Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park road trip planner.

Marquette to Zion National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marquette in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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

3
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area and Navajo Loop Trail. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

Plan my day in Bryce Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 63°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
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Horseback Riding Tours
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

3
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.
Get outdoors at Colorado National Monument and Double Arch. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, stroll through Fiery Furnace, hike along Landscape Arch, and look for all kinds of wild species at Double Arch.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Arches National Park: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Step out of the city life by going to Trail Ridge Road and Winter Park Resort. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in June, with highs in Rocky Mountain National Park at 87°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Winter Park Resort
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Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Lily Lake ©
Lily Lake

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