40 days in Scottsdale, Zion National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

40 days in Scottsdale, Zion National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Scottsdale
— 12 nights
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Zion National Park
— 9 nights
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Los Angeles
— 18 nights
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Scottsdale

— 12 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Get out of town with these interesting Scottsdale side-trips: Phoenix (Martin Auto Museum, Off-Road Tours, &more), Catch-and-Release Fishing Lake (in Anthem) and Chandler (KOLI Equestrian Center, Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale tour itinerary planning site.

Miami to Scottsdale is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Scottsdale is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Miami in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Scottsdale, with lows of 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Zion National Park

— 9 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at East Rim Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, trek along Canyon Overlook Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and stroll through Kayenta Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner.

Fly from Scottsdale to Zion National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Scottsdale in March, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 30°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Los Angeles

— 18 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat (in Ventura), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, &more) and Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). Pack the 22nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Fly from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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