8 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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8 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Aspen Mirror Lake.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip website .

Los Angeles to Zion National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Zion National Park to be a bit cooler, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Aspen Mirror Lake
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Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bryce Amphitheatre and Rainbow Point. Explore hidden gems such as Rim Trail and Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive. Take a break from Bryce Canyon National Park with a short trip to Coyote Buttes in Big Water, about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, take some stellar pictures from Paria View, and trek along Bristlecone Loop.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Fairyland Loop Trail ©
Fairyland Loop Trail

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The LINQ Promenade as well as M&M'S World Las Vegas. On the 27th (Sat), wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade and then look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online travel planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 104°F and 81°F. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping
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The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
M&M'S World Las Vegas ©
M&M'S World Las Vegas

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