7 days in Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & Petrified Forest National Park Itinerary

7 days in Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & Petrified Forest National Park Itinerary

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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Paria View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online attractions planner.

Grass Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grass Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Grass Valley in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive, and finally trek along South Kaibab Trail. On your second day here, get great views at Lookout Studio, then get great views at Hopi Point, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
You've now added Four Corners Monument to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument, then contemplate the long history of Puerco Pueblo, and then stroll through Blue Mesa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Petrified Forest National Park trip builder.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Petrified Forest National Park in 4 hours. In September in Petrified Forest National Park, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Four Corners Monument
Highlights from your plan
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Puerco Pueblo ©
Puerco Pueblo

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