7 days in Pittsburgh & Zion National Park Itinerary

7 days in Pittsburgh & Zion National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Fallingwater (in Mill Run) and Kentuck Knob (in Chalk Hill). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, stroll through Mount Washington, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and appreciate the history behind Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

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 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, make a trip to Observation Point, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Zion National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Pittsburgh 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. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails