6 days in Utah Itinerary

6 days in Utah Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon and then explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To find maps and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park travel route app.

Carlsbad to Zion National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Carlsbad to Zion National Park. While traveling from Carlsbad, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle

2
nights
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 16th (Sun): hike along Queen's Garden Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, thentrek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Inspiration Point, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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