United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 http://acaiultralean-france.com/testoultra-it/
  2. 2 Favourite San Francisco hotel / New things to see??
  3. 3 Amtrack: Denver to California?
  4. 4 Spring Break @ Big Bend
  5. 5 Hotel in Reno
  6. 6 Hwy 1/Big Sur Update
  7. 7 Visiting Glacier Nat'l Park with 18 mo old.
  8. 8 Westhester/Bronx/Yonkers area event planning
  9. 9 Big Island of Hawaii - itinerary ideas for 7-10 day trip
  10. 10 Oregon: Portland, Redwood NP, Crater Lake
  11. 11 Retiring to Tucson
  12. 12 Trinity Site, NM
  13. 13 Santa Fe Itineray
  14. 14 Trip Report Moab Weekend with Kids
  15. 15 Northwest National Parks Tour
  16. 16 Moving to Dallas - Where to live?
  17. 17 Bar Harbor to Boston
  18. 18 Southwest Road Trip in Oct
  19. 19 Charleston and/or Savannah in 4 days
  20. 20 North Carolina airports
  21. 21 Saturday traffic heading to the Outer Banks
  22. 22 Boston to Naples florida
  23. 23 Driving from Miami to Florida Keys - electronic tolls?
  24. 24 Coastal California trip with toddlers in April
  25. 25 SF special dinner for 70 birthday
View next 25 » Back to the top

Bryce Canyon/Zion areas

Jump to last reply

Hi there.

I'm putting together an itinerary to visit the Bryce Canyon and Zion areas. We don't have MUCH time; we'll be driving from Grand Junction, CO leaving around 1pm on Sunday, September 1st, so that puts us at Bryce around 6:30pm. We'll stay there for the night at a KOA site, then head on to stay in Vegas the next day (we don't really care what time we get into Vegas, though).

We're on a budget, so I'm looking at how we can maximize seeing the beauty of these areas without paying a $25 entry fee to every place we stop. Do you guys have any recommendations? It looks like the Grand Staircase Escalante is free, but Bryce and Zion themselves are $25 each. Or, there's the National Parks and Federal Recreation Annual Pass, which is $80, which essentially would be $30 more for the trip total but give us a year's worth of ability to get into National Parks. Ugh, decisions.

What are your thoughts/suggestions, oh well-traveled community? :)

Thanks!

20 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement