8 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

8 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly + taxi:  11​h
1
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cedar City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Norfolk

3
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Kanab side-trips: Zion National Park (The Narrows, Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, & more). Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, and take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kanab trip planner.

Norfolk to Kanab is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Norfolk to Kanab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Norfolk in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kanab, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Photography Tours
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, get great views at Inspiration Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kanab in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cedar City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

3
nights
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and then view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cedar City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Cedar City takes 2 hours. In July, Cedar City is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 91°F and lows of 59°F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Zion National Park
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle