9 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Zion National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
1
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

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 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip planning website .

New York City to Zion National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (94°F), and nights are little chillier (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 5th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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