7 days in Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

7 days in Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

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7 days in Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  39​h
1
Zion National Park
— Few hours
car:  11​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  34​h
End: Newark

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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online trip planner .

Newark to Zion National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Newark in September since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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You can take a bus from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridges National Monument. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll through Sandstone Tours, and then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 81°F and lows reach 52°F. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trip

Natural Bridges National Monument
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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