7 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Austin

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker website .

Austin to Zion National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in March, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 30°F, while days are slightly colder, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon South Rim. Museum-lovers will appreciate Bright Angel History Room and Yavapai Geology Museum. On the 19th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel planning website .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 57°F and lows of 23°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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