6 days in Sun City & Zion National Park Itinerary

6 days in Sun City & Zion National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Sun City & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Sun City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Sun City

Sun City ©
Sun City is a census-designated place and unincorporated town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, that is within the Phoenix metropolitan area. To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sun City online driving holiday planner .

New York City to Sun City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Sun City to be somewhat warmer, around 60°F, while days are warmer, around 86°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Sun City

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Pleasant Regional Park
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Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Bell Recreation Center ©
Bell Recreation Center

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Brian Head Resort and Riverside Walk. Get outdoors at Hidden Canyon and Temple of Sinawava Trail. When in Zion National Park, make a side trip to see Aspen Mirror Lake in Duck Creek Village, approximately 1 hour away. There's more to do: trek along Watchman Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sun City to Zion National Park. Traveling from Sun City in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (69°F), and nights are cooler (35°F). On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Aspen Mirror Lake, Brian Head Resort
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Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

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