6 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

6 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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6 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Cedar City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: San Diego

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Cedar City

Cedar City
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cedar City trip planner .

San Diego to Cedar City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Cedar City is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in February, plan for slightly colder days in Cedar City, with highs around 50°F, while nights are colder with lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Historic Sites

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cedar City to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cedar City in February, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 40°F and lows at 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Paria, hike along Squaw Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kanab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Kanab: highs are around 58°F and lows about 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Old Paria ©
Old Paria

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Angel's Landing and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing