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

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

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

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + bus:  13​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Philadelphia

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Philadelphia in February, with lows around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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 19th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then hike along Angel's Landing.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park holiday builder site .

Traveling by bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 11.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 58°F and lows are around 26°F. On the 20th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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