9 days in Newport Beach, Zion National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

9 days in Newport Beach, Zion National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Newport Beach
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Newport Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to Jackson Hole Airport, Fly to Sioux Gateway Airport/Brigadier General Bud Day Field

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Newport Beach

— 1 night
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
On the 28th (Fri), kick back and relax at Marina Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Creek Beach, and then stroll through Victoria Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, then admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove, and then stroll through Newport Beach.

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Sioux City to Newport Beach is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sioux City to Newport Beach is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sioux City in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Newport Beach, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

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Traveling by car from Newport Beach to Zion National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newport Beach to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newport Beach in May, Zion National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Fountain Paint Pot. Family-friendly places like Old Faithful and S Rim Trail will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, and trek along Natural Bridge Trail.

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Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are cooler (53°F), and nights are little chillier (27°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails