You have to wonder. What did the first people think when they saw the Grand Canyon? This chasm plunging more than a mile at its deepest. Rocks nearly two billion years old. Vast sun-soaked plateaus. It's incredible. And it's only a third of the trip. Bryce and Zion await with their own wealth of epic moments. While you're here, feel free to wonder.
1 Hike to the edge of the Virgin River and look into one of the most renowned slot canyons in the world—with small waterfalls and hanging gardens cascading down the rock faces.
2 Picturesque routes abound in this hiker’s paradise, from easy walks past emerald pools to the unforgettable climb to Angels Landing, bringing you nearly 1,500 feet above the valley for a 360-degree panorama of Zion’s soaring sandstone | Or tackle the thrilling hike to Observation Point, offering over 2,000 feet of elevation gain along with spectacular views of Zion’s backcountry.
3-4 Journey to Arizona and revel in the magnificence of the Grand Canyon, one of the world’s seven natural wonders | Hike the secluded Widforss Trail for wide-open vistas across the canyon | Take the scenic drive to Cape Royal for superb views of the Colorado River as it slices through the earth.
5-6 Bryce Canyon’s maze of pinnacles, spires and windows are a mesmerizing study in the power of erosion | Hike through a slot canyon with walls only 10 feet apart in places | Walk to Queen’s Garden amid a vibrant labyrinth of hoodoos and vivid rock formations sprouting from the canyon floor | Pedal among vermilion rocks and desert wildflowers toward Red Canyon, along a quiet bike path surrounded by sheer cliffs and more hoodoos.