16 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

16 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah journey planner

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Fly to Las Vegas, Bus to Parowan, UT, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cedar City
— 2 nights
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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.
Spend the 1st (Fri) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. The adventure continues: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder website.

Knoxville to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight, bus, and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Knoxville to Bryce Canyon National Park. When traveling from Knoxville in December, plan for little chillier days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 36°F, while nights are colder with lows around 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Kanab

— 3 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kanab is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, trek along Paria River Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, and immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.

Make your Kanab itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in January, with highs in Kanab at 52°F and lows at 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

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.
Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail, make a trip to Observation Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pa'rus Trail.

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You can drive from Kanab to Zion National Park in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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. On the 12th (Tue), get great views at Brian Head Peak Observation, then hit the slopes at Brian Head Resort, and then explore the striking landscape at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cedar City vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Cedar City takes 1.5 hours. In January, Cedar City is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 43°F and lows of 17°F. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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