7 days in Southwestern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

7 days in Southwestern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

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7 days in Southwestern Utah & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  3​h
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St. George
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

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St. George

St. George ©
St. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site and then take a stroll through Kayenta.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. George trip planning tool .

Phoenix to St. George is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in St. George hover around 99°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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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.
Visiting Wall Street and Rainbow Point will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fairyland Loop Trail and Rim Trail. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: trek along Queen's Garden Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. George to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from St. George in June; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

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Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
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Thor's Hammer
Sunrise Point ©
Sunrise Point

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 13th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then hike along Wildcat Trail, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Moki Dugway, don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 87°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Moki Dugway, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Forrest Gump Point
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Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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