Zion National Park: Observation Point


  • Provides an overlook with a view of the southern Zion Canyon
  • The climb is 2,200 ft high


Zion National Park: The Narrows

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  • Trail that is in the narrowest section of Zion Canyon
  • The first European-American to see The Narrows was introduced to it in 1858 by the Paiute Indians


Bonneville Salt Flats


  • Densely packed salt pan that is a remnant of the Pleistocene Lake Bonneville


Bryce Canyon National Park: Inspiration Point
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  • Not a canyon but a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the Paunsaugunt Plateau
  • Distinctive due to its geological structures called hoodoos, formed by frosting weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rock
  • Bryce Canyon was settled by Mormon pioneers in the 1850s


Bryce Canyon National Park: Navajo Trail


  • 2.2 mile trail that takes hikers 521 ft into the canyon




all flights $291

food $36/day x 8 days = $288

hotel $110/day x 7 days = $770

tickets (all attractions) $45

TOTAL for whole itinerary $1,394