5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Grand Canyon National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Powell attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Lake Powell. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 69°F in Lake Powell. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), get great views at Fairyland Point, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in August, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are much colder (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look and learn at RedRock Astronomy and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 92°F and lows about 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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