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grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

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grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

I am planning a 7-day trip to visit the grand canyon, bryce and zion national parks. would love to know recommendations on how many nights to stay at each and where to stay? also, what is the travel time i should expect between destinations. am flying in and out of phoenix mid-may. thank you!

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1. Re: grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

Las Vegas might be a better base for arrival and departure than PHX. You should include at least a night at Page too. If PHX is set in stone then Sedona is also logical and must do as it's the most convenient to PHX and GCNP. But then you're looking at too many stops and destinations in a 7 day trip.

So consider LV and do a loop with Zion 2 nights, Bryce 1, Page 1 and GCNP 2.

Or from PHX do Sedona 3 nights, GCNP 1 and Page 2.

Your entire plan might come down to where and when you can get lodging. Start with GCNP as that can be the toughest. www.grandcanyonlodges.com

For Zion, stay in Springdale, and for Bryce stay at Rubys Inn. Sedona and Page both have a variety of hotels and options.

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2. Re: grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

i did already book into phoenix. thank you for your post. do you think sedona should take the majority of time?

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3. Re: grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

It is just that Las Vegas as an entry/exit point would have saved you some driving time, as Zion and Bryce are 7-8 hours away from Phoenix.

You should do a night or two in Sedona, as it is right on your route anyways.

To break up some of the driving, you could do Phoenix-Sedona-Zion-Bryce-GCNP-Phoenix. Or in reverse Phoenix-Grand Canyon-Bryce-Zion-Sedona-Phoenix. But of course, as RedRox already eluded to, it may come down to when you could book nights at each destination. GCNP will be difficult to book. Bryce usually is too, but you should be fine still in May.

A good rule of thumb is two nights Zion, 1 Night Bryce, 1-2 Nights GCNP, two nights Sedona.

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4. Re: grand canyon, zion, bryce combo

thank you so much!

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