8 days in Utah Itinerary

8 days in Utah Itinerary

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8 days in Utah Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
3
Park City
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Albuquerque

3
nights
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.
Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's much more to do: trek along Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Shuttle, and explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To plan Zion National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Albuquerque to Zion National Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Albuquerque in March since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

2
nights
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 14th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

2
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Park City: Salt Lake City (Temple Square & Room Escape Games). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Deer Valley Resort, hit the slopes at Canyons Village at Park City, and cool off at Park City Mountain Resort.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Park City day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Bryce Canyon National Park to Park City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, flight, and shuttle. March in Park City sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Salt Lake City
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Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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