36 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

36 days in Southwestern Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwestern Utah itinerary planner

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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Kanab
— 8 nights
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Cedar City
— 7 nights
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Zion National Park
— 13 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park

— 7 nights
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.
Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, admire all the interesting features of Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning tool.

Seattle to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Bryce Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in April, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (56°F), and nights are colder (25°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Kanab

— 8 nights
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kanab is known for wildlife, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, immerse yourself in nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, take in breathtaking views at Cottonwood Canyon Road, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kanab trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Kanab hover around 69°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Cedar City

— 7 nights
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Get out of town with these interesting Cedar City side-trips: Brian Head (Georg's Ski Shop, Brian Head Peak Observation, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Cedar City Utah Temple, hike along Virgin River Rim Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Dixie National Forest.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cedar City trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Cedar City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kanab in May: highs in Cedar City hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 13 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Take a break from Zion National Park with a short trip to Kanarra Creek in Kanarraville, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Angel's Landing, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park itinerary tool.

You can drive from Cedar City to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip