7 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

7 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park

— 3 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 17th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planning website.

Philadelphia to Zion National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 48°F in Zion National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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.
On the 20th (Sun), stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Inspiration Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours