7 days in Gurnee & Zion National Park Itinerary

7 days in Gurnee & Zion National Park Itinerary

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Gurnee
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Zion National Park
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Gurnee

— 2 nights
Gurnee is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Michigan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great America.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gurnee trip planner.

New York City to Gurnee is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Gurnee due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Gurnee dip to 56°F. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Gurnee

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 4 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's lots more to do: trek along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park route tool.

Getting from Gurnee to Zion National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, subway, bus, and car. Traveling from Gurnee to Zion National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Gurnee in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails