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

Start: Zion National Park
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Zion National Park

3
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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 lots more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip builder .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zion National Park. In March in Zion National Park, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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): get great views at Inspiration Point, take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder site .

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 April; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 56°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Moab online route planner .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Moab: highs are around 67°F and lows about 38°F. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Moab

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