Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef Itinerary

Experience Zion, Bryce, and Capitol Reef

Enjoy a weeklong excursion to nature�s finest. Experience the parks via car, foot, or horseback. Spend time exploring the trails in Zion and see its Emerald Pools. Visit Bryce Canyon and marvel at its magnificent pink and orange hoodoos. Drive All-American scenic Hwy 12 through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, on your way to the domes and cliffs in Capitol Reef National Park. Don�t forget your camera!

Day 1- (Zion NP Area)

Fly into Las Vegas or Salt Lake City and drive to Zion.
Las Vegas to Zion- Mileage: 166 miles.
Salt Lake City to Zion- Mileage: 306

Choose your lodging preference below:

Day 2- (Zion NP area)

Spend a full day seeing the incredible sights in Zion National Park. If you�re an avid hiker, try Angels Landing. If you�re looking for a moderate hike, try the Upper or Middle Emerald Pools. Otherwise, try the easy walk to Weeping Rock.

Note: there are park entrance fees.

Restaurants:

Day 3- (Bryce Canyon area)

Leave for Bryce Canyon. Enjoy the scenic drive through Zion- Highway 9 and up HWY 89. Be sure to walk one of the trails in Bryce Canyon at sunset, the colors are stunning.
Mileage: 83 miles.

Note: there are park entrance fees.

Choose your lodging preference below:

Day 4- (Bryce Canyon area)

Enjoy a horseback ride through the beautiful red rocks of Losee Canyon in Red Canyon. Or consider taking a guided ATV ride through the Dixie National Forest surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park. You might even retrace the steps of Butch Cassidy! You can also spend the day hiking in the park.

Tour Operators

Restaurants:

Day 5 (Highway 12 and Capitol Reef NP)

Drive Historic Highway 12 as you head up to Capitol Reef. Make sure to stop at scenic overlooks and view the Grand Staircase-Escalante. The views are unbelievable!
Mileage: 125 miles.

Stay the night in Torrey (Capitol Reef NP Area):

Spend the day exploring Capitol Reef National Park. Take the scenic drive through the park (25 miles round-trip).

Note: Park Entrance Fees required

Restaurants:

Day 6

Return Home.

Back to top Print this page E-mail this page