31 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

31 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah tour planner

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Cedar City
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 12 nights
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Kanab
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
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Cedar City

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. Get out of town with these interesting Cedar City side-trips: Brian Head (Brian Head Peak Observation & Georg's Ski Shop). There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Dixie National Forest, see the interesting displays at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, admire the masterpieces at Southern Utah Museum of Art, and stroll around Veterans Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cedar City trip planning site.

Lafayette to Cedar City is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lafayette to Cedar City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Lafayette, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Cedar City, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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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 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Court of the Patriarchs. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Emerald Pools, get great views at Observation Point, and cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cedar City to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Kanab

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the stunning scenery at Cottonwood Canyon Road.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kanab sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. May in Kanab sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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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.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, take a memorable drive along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Getting from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Kanab - with highs of 63°F and lows of 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature