6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Utah Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Utah Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Utah Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  11 h 15 min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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 20th (Tue): take in a show at Hopi House, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 54°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Angel's Landing. Change things up with these side-trips from Zion National Park: Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel) and Parowan Gap Petroglyphs (in Parowan). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park road trip tool .

You can take a bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Maynard Dixon Living History Museum
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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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