8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Appleton
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Panguitch
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Cannonville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Appleton

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then trek along Angel's Landing.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Appleton to Zion National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Appleton to Zion National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Appleton in September, you will find days in Zion National Park are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are a bit cooler (48°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Panguitch.

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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Panguitch

Panguitch ©
Panguitch is a city in and the county seat of Garfield County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Canyon Trails Powell Ranger District Dixie National Forest, then take in breathtaking views at Red Canyon, and then stop by Cowboy Collectibles.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Panguitch vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Panguitch with the Route module. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect Panguitch to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

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Cowboy Collectibles ©
Cowboy Collectibles

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park .

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park planning site .

Traveling by car from Panguitch to Capitol Reef National Park takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Capitol Reef National Park are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, then explore and take pictures at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cannonville.

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Fairyland Point ©
Fairyland Point

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Cannonville

Cannonville ©
Cannonville is a town in Garfield County, Utah, United States, along Utah Scenic Byway 12. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Kodachrome Basin State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannonville road trip planning app .

Cannonville is just a short distance from Bryce Canyon National Park. In September, daytime highs in Cannonville are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park

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