6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park Itinerary

6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Bryce Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Park City

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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 22nd (Sat): hike along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): stop by Hopi House, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip site .

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Zion National Park and Angel's Landing. Explore Zion National Park's surroundings by going to Springdale (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & David J West Gallery). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: highs in Zion National Park hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Springdale
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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