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Bryce, Zion & Grand Canyon Multi-Adventure Tour - For Families with Older Teens & 20s

Majestic Utah & Arizona's National Parks

One or more kids 17+ required (siblings 14+ ok) | Min age to ride e-bike 16+

Family — Older Teens & 20s

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 1-3

Casual Hotels

From: $3,399 - $3,599 pp dbl occ

($600 - $700 for sgl occ) plus 6.75% tax

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 with your family, feel free to wonder.  

Utah and Arizona National Parks Multi-adventure Tour
Utah and Arizona National Parks Multi-adventure Tour

Utah & Arizona

Start/End St. George

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Behold the immensity of the colorful Grand Canyon, whose depth and grandeur are hard to believe
  • Venture into Zion Canyon, where every trail provides a window into geological wonders
  • Hike amid bizarre and colorful hoodoos, pinnacles, spires and monoliths in photogenic Bryce Canyon
  • Bike through the crimson sandstone wonderland of Red Canyon—a spectacular ride!
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Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Days 1-2

Behold the Grand Canyon, one of the world's Seven Natural Wonders | Hike along a secluded trail offering forested views and wide-open vistas across the canyon to the majestic San Francisco Peaks | A drive to Cape Royal provides superb views of the Colorado River as it slices through the earth | Swap stories with fellow travelers at the North Rim's historic Grand Canyon Lodge.

Grand Canyon Lodge - North Rim
Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim
Grand Canyon National Park
| Casual Hotel

This 1920s rustic stone-and-wood lodge is perched above the grandeur of the remote North Rim.

Days 3-4

Is this Earth or another planet? Towering cliff walls, crimson sandstone canyons, trickling waterfalls and hanging gardens await your discovery at Zion National Park | As you bike into the park notice how the cliffs—and even the road—change to vibrant shades of pink and red | Picturesque routes abound in this hiker's paradise from relaxed walks to a trek into the inner gorge of the Virgin River as it forges into one of the most renowned slot canyons in the world | Climb to soaring cliffs that provide magnificent panoramic vistas | What about a visit to the Zion Human History Museum? Or maybe you'd rather explore Springdale's shops and art galleries? The choice is yours!

Driftwood Lodge
Driftwood Lodge
| Casual Hotel

Guest rooms at this welcoming riverside lodge are spacious and offer views of Zion's stunning red cliffs. (pool)

Days 5-6

Bike along Zion's nearly car-free Scenic Drive | Journey across the Paunsaugunt Plateau and learn about the fascinating geologic history of this immense sequence of sedimentary rock layers | Bryce Canyon's maze of pinnacles, spires and windows are a mesmerizing study in the power of erosion | Walk to Queen's Garden amid a vibrant labyrinth of hoodoos and vivid rock formations sprouting from the canyon floor | Look for Thor's Hammer, the Hunter and Queen Victoria | Hike through an impressive slot canyon with walls only 10 feet apart in places | After sunset, take in the real show starring one of the darkest skies around | Pedal among vermilion rocks and desert wildflowers, surrounded by sheer cliffs and more hoodoos.

Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
Bryce Canyon
| Casual Hotel

Providing modern comforts and amenities, this full-service hotel is situated just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. (pool)

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Activity Level: 1-3

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 2 miles | 100 ft. gain
Day 2
Walking & Hiking
Walking & Hiking Options in Grand Canyon National Park 2–9 miles (600–2100 ft. gain)
Cape Royal Scenic Drive (3 hours)
Day 3
Level 1 | 18 miles | 200 ft. gain
Day 4
Walking & Hiking
Walking & Hiking Options in Zion National Park 2–8 miles (200–2200 ft. gain)
Day 5
Level 1 | 20 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 600 ft. gain
Level 2 | 6 miles | 1300 ft. gain
Day 6
Level 1 | 9 miles* | 200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 13 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 3 | 37 miles | 1700 ft. gain

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Accommodations & Service Standards

The Lodge at Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon Lodge North Rim are fairly rustic national park lodges that reflect their natural surroundings. While these historic hotels offer simpler accommodations than is typical of Backroads lodging, they've been selected because of their unparalleled access to the best riding and hiking in the region. Please note that the guest rooms are basic and are not equipped with televisions or air-conditioning (nights are usually cool due to the high elevation). Generally speaking, customer service in the national parks can seem casual and slow when compared with the high standards of hospitality found on other Backroads trips. 

Meals in National Parks

The National Park lodges we use on this trip are chosen for their character and ideal location – they are not known for their food. Meals at park lodges and the surrounding local restaurants can be simple and menu options tend to lack variety. Please be aware that options for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and low-carb meals will be especially limited and substitutions are rarely available.

Interpretive Guides & Hiking Without Your Leaders

The National Park Service has many regulations on hiking. In Zion National Park they limit where you can hike when accompanied by your trip leaders. Your leaders will provide pre-walk briefings, maps and directions so you can explore certain trails on your own. In Bryce Canyon National Park, your leaders can hike with you but can't act as "interpretive guides." They'll also be unable to hike with you in Grand Canyon National Park. Throughout the trip, your leaders will give an orientation to the area's flora, fauna and terrain before your hikes and rides. Thank you for helping us cooperate with each park's regulations.

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