7 days in Arizona & Utah Itinerary

7 days in Arizona & Utah Itinerary

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7 days in Arizona & Utah Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Page
— Few hours
shuttle + Drive:  3​h
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Newark


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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Page route planner .

Newark to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in July: highs in Page hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
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Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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 4th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Horseback Riding Tours

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, then take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Zion National Park at 94°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

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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 7th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 8th (Mon), trek along West Fork Oak Creek Trail, then make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, and then hike along Broken Arrow Trail.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook

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