8 days in Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 24th (Sat), make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas visit website.

Memphis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in July, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 104°F and 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Ponderosa Canyon and Agua Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Navajo Loop Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, get great views at Yovimpa Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 81°F and lows are around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
On the 28th (Wed), trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, and then stroll through Kayenta Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Checkerboard Mesa, then take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, and then grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Zion National Park at 94°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

On the 30th (Fri), admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure