5 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

5 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Sunset Point, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park route builder website .

New York City to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Bryce Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 40°F and lows reach 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In February, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 58°F and lows of 26°F. You will leave for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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