39 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

39 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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39 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Brian Head
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kanab
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
St. George
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Kalamazoo

7
nights
Brian Head

Brian Head ©
Brian Head is a town in Iron County, Utah, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Brian Head Resort and Kolob Canyons. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brian Head: Zion National Park (Timber Creek Overlook Trail, Kolob Arch, & more). There's more to do: get great views at Brian Head Peak Observation and shop like a local with Georg's Ski Shop.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brian Head tour planner .

Kalamazoo to Brian Head is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Brian Head due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 40°F in Brian Head. You'll set off for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Brian Head

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Kolob Canyons ©
Kolob Canyons
Brian Head Peak Observation ©
Brian Head Peak Observation

9
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive and Fairyland Loop Trail. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Under-the-Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, and get great views at Sunrise Point.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

Drive from Brian Head to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brian Head in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point

9
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access) and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanab: Zion National Park (Watchman Trail, Temple of Sinawava Trail, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, trek along Paria River Canyon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Squaw Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lick Wash Slot Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanab road trip website .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab in 1.5 hours. In May, Kanab is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 76°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Little Hollywood Movie Museum ©
Little Hollywood Movie Museum

11
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pioneer Park and Jacob Hamblin Home. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. George: Cedar City (Dixie National Forest, Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, & more) and Zion National Park (Hidden Canyon, Pa'rus Trail, & more). Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Red Cliffs National Conservation Area. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Temple, stroll around Red Hills Desert Garden, take a stroll through Kayenta, and don't miss a visit to Mountain Meadows Massacre Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the St. George route planning site .

Traveling by car from Kanab to St. George takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. George, with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Cedar City
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Red Hills Desert Garden ©
Red Hills Desert Garden
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park