The 7 day national parks road trip utah arizona. Millions come each year to admire the sensational scenery.
On the last day of this utah national parks road trip return to salt lake city 234 miles 3 5 hours via capitol reef national park 146 miles from moab 2 5 hours.
7 national parks in utah. In southern and central utah you will find some of the most beautiful national parks in the usa known as the mighty 5. A trip to the mighty 5 means watching the sunrise over the towering depths of canyonlands national park watching the sunset through an impossibly delicate rock bow in arches national park standing. Welcome to your guide to the ultimate 7 day road trip through utah to visit all of its national parks.
This allows you to explore all five within one week. Of course when it comes to traveling in the midst of the ongoing pandemic such a journey makes all the more sense. Get information you need to plan your trip including information about hotels including deals and packages restaurants and things to do.
The five national parks in utah also known as the mighty 5 draw several million visitors from around the world each year to marvel at surreal scenery and unforgettable activities. This will mean no one way drop off fee if you are renting a vehicle. Utah has five beautiful national parks that are all within hours of each other.
I built an awesome itinerary for alex and i when we visited utah in june 2019. Here s what services are currently available and what still remains closed at arches bryce canyon canyonlands capitol reef and zion national parks. Utah is home to 5 national parks arches canyonlands capitol reef bryce canyon and zion.
I have assembled 3 itineraries for the parks in utah varying from 5 10 days. What s open and what s closed at utah s national parks many national parks are reopening in phases after some were shut down due to the covid 19 pandemic. You can knock out utah s mighty 5 slate of national parks in one clean pass while adding in a handful of national monuments forests and recreation areas for good measure.
This 7 day driving itinerary begins in las vegas and loops around northern arizona and southern utah finishing off back in las vegas. What a great trip and memories for a life time we did a very similar version of utah and arizona this summer as well covering 3 national parks and 2 state parks in the 7 days. Utah national parks trip itineraries.
They are of course customizable and only to serve as inspiration however these are some of the best routes to see utah s national parks. Arches national park bryce canyon national park canyonlands national park capitol reef national park and zion national park utah is the perfect place if you are looking for a national park road trip. As the smallest of the five utah national parks you can easily drive through it via the 9 mile scenic drive and stop off to do shorter hikes.