8 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Arches National Park Itinerary

8 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Arches National Park Itinerary

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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Riverside Walk as well as The Narrows. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): hike along Watchman Trail. On your second day here, trek along Riverside Walk and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Las Vegas to Zion National Park is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, Peek-A-Boo Loop and Queen Victoria. Visiting Rim Trail and Bryce Amphitheatre will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponderosa Canyon and Farview Point. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Agua Canyon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary website.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In March, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 49°F and lows of 20°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
For ratings and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in March; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 62°F and lows reach 32°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors