60 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

60 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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60 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  22​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Brian Head
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
St. George
— 16 nights
shuttle + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, shopping, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, admire all the interesting features of Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Mountain Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Bryce Canyon National Park when traveling from Sydney in September, with lows around 5°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Brian Head.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

Brian Head

Brian Head ©
Brian Head is a town in Iron County, Utah, United States. Explore Brian Head's surroundings by going to Zion National Park (The Narrows, Zion National Park, & more) and Cedar City (IG Winery, Cascade Falls, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, get great views at Brian Head Peak Observation, explore the landscape on two wheels at Brian Head Resort, and stop by Georg's Ski Shop.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Brian Head trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Brian Head in 1.5 hours. In September, Brian Head is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Brian Head

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zion National Park, Cedar City
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon


Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kanab: Zion National Park (Sand Bench Trail, Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, & more). Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Squaw Trail, get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage House Musuem, and immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kanab trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brian Head to Kanab takes 2 hours. When traveling from Brian Head in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kanab, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to St. George.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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Photography Tours
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

St. George

St. George ©
St. Get out of town with these interesting St. George side-trips: Zion National Park (Pa'rus Trail, Grotto Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Red Hills Desert Garden, see the interesting displays at St. George Children's Museum, admire nature's extreme beauty at Red Cliffs National Conservation Area, and steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the St. George day trip website .

Drive from Kanab to St. George in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in St. George, with lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in St. George

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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Red Cliffs National Conservation Area ©
Red Hills Desert Garden ©
Red Hills Desert Garden
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple