7 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

7 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah trip itinerary planner

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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Kanab
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get great views at Paria View and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Queen's Garden Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park travel route planning website.

Reno to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Reno in October; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 61°F and lows reach 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Kanab

— 1 night
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get interesting insight from Kanab Tour Company, then take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historical Kanab Library.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kanab trip tool.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Kanab reach 74°F and lows reach 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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.
Kids will enjoy The Narrows and Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Shuttle, and admire all the interesting features of Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park route maker app.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In October in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails