9 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Moab Itinerary

9 days in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park & Moab Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's still lots to do: trek along Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip maker.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Zion National Park. In March in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, thenhike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moab travel site.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Moab hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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