7 days in Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Missoula
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Missoula

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 22nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fairyland Loop Trail. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, then get great views at Fairyland Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Missoula to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Missoula in June, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Fairyland Point ©
Fairyland Point

1
night
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 24th (Mon), trek along Riverside Walk, take an in-depth tour of Maynard Dixon Living History Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In June, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 94°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Maynard Dixon Living History Museum
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Maynard Dixon Living History Museum ©

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, get great views at Yaki Point, then get great views at Lipan Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums
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Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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