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

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

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

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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.
Attractions like Riverside Walk and Temple of Sinawava Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Court of the Patriarchs and Kolob Canyon Road. There's still lots to do: trek along Kayenta Trail, grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail, get outside with The Subway, and take in breathtaking views at Taylor Creek.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip tool.

North Las Vegas to Zion National Park is an approximately 3-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from North Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (69°F), and nights are cooler (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Must see
Riverside Walk
4.4

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, then hike along Bryce Amphitheatre, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Three Wisemen. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Fairyland Point.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 56°F and lows about 25°F. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Wildlife
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Lookout
Fairyland Point
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tower of Babel, take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, and finally get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, trek along Tunnel Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Pine Tree Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Broken Arch.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Arches National Park tour app.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 67°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
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Broken Arch
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Geologic Formation
Tunnel Arch
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Geologic Formation
Tower of Babel
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