5 days in Monument Valley & Zion National Park Itinerary

5 days in Monument Valley & Zion National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Monument Valley & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Monument Valley

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, then trek along Wildcat Trail, and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip maker .

In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Photography Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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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.
You've now added Zion Canyon Scenic Drive to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, trek along Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): hike along The Narrows.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park online road trip planner .

Getting from Monument Valley to Zion National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. While traveling from Monument Valley, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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