National Parks - May 2021

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Created by note2jw - February 19th 2021

Tustin, California, United States

Thurs, May 20th, 2021: Arrive in SoCal / Fly into California (LAX or SNA), Julia will pick you up! / Get to airport: / JFK: MTA to Grand Central (~$20 per person) → Uber ($80) / Newark Airport: Amtrak ($23 per person) / Delta: DL 2435 / Arriving at 12:27PM at LAX / Lodging: Julia’s House

Fri, May 21st: Explore SoCal / Get groceries/meal prep for the road trip / Hang out in Julia’s hometown Tustin (Asian food, Mexican Food, açaí bowls, beaches, Downtown Disney, etc.) / Get the National Park pass from Julia’s dad! / Lodging: Julia’s House

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264mi 04h 18m

Sat, May 22: Drive to Zion / Stop for lunch

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37mi 00h 44m
Photo of The Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam Access Rd, Boulder City, NV, US

The Hoover Dam

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Sat, May 22: Drive to Zion / Quick Stop

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193mi 03h 17m
Photo of Zion National Park
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State Rte. 9, Springdale, UT, US

Zion National Park

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Sat, May 22: Drive to Zion / Lodging: Zion Flagstone Boutique (Check-in 5/22, Check out 5/25) / Address: 233 W Center St, Kanab, UT, 84741, USA, Apartment #20 / Lockbox code: 2005 / Reservation code: HMSEKWJJ9P / (In Kanab for $159/night) (40-50mins away from Zion) / Check-in: Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 from 4:00pm-10:00pm / Map attached (you may park directly in front of your apartment). /

Sun, May 23: Zion Day 1 / Shuttle Tickets (Dylan): 9:00am-10:00am / Zion Big Hike

Mon, May 24: Zion Day 2 / East Zion Slot Canyons + Zion Shorter Hike / East Zion UTV/Rappelling Slot Canyon Tour (10:00am - 2:00pm) / 20 E Frost Ln, Orderville, UT 84758 (30 min drive) / Reservation: https://go.theflybook.com/manage/S2DPUN#/full/home / Shuttle Tickets (Julia): 2:00pm-3:00pm / Zion Shorter Hike

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83mi 01h 51m
Photo of Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon, UT, US

Bryce Canyon National Park

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Tues, May 25: Bryce Canyon / Check out of Zion (5/25, 11am or earlier) → Bryce Canyon hikes/lookout → Horseshoe Bend (stop?) → Drive to Grand Canyon

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153mi 02h 45m
Photo of Horseshoe Bend
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Highway 89, Page, AZ, US

Horseshoe Bend

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Tues, May 25: Bryce Canyon / Check out of Zion (5/25, 11am or earlier) → Bryce Canyon hikes/lookout → Horseshoe Bend (stop?) → Drive to Grand Canyon

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132mi 02h 25m
Photo of The Grand Canyon National Park
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20 South Entrance Road, AZ, US

The Grand Canyon National Park

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Tues, May 25: Bryce Canyon / Lodging: Grand Canyon (Check-in 5/25 3pm, Check out 5/28 11am) / 236 East Grant Avenue, Williams, AZ 86046 / Confirmation Code: HMJXEYARFD

Wed, May 26: Grand Canyon Day 1 / Grand Canyon Hike

Thurs, May 27: Grand Canyon Day 2 / Grand Canyon Hike/Bike

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157mi 02h 33m
Photo of Alpacas of the Southwest
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1108 McCarrel, Kingman, AZ, US

Alpacas of the Southwest

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Fri, May 28: Drive to Joshua Tree Check out the Grand Canyon by 11am (mini hike?) → Alpacas of the Southwest (stop?) → Joshua Tree (stargazing)

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210mi 03h 31m
Photo of Joshua Tree National Park
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74485 National Park Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA, US

Joshua Tree National Park

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Fri, May 28: Drive to Joshua Tree Check out the Grand Canyon by 11am (mini hike?) → Alpacas of the Southwest (stop?) → Joshua Tree (stargazing) / Lodging: Joshua Tree / Fairfield Inn & Suites Twentynine Palms-Joshua Tree National Park: 6333 Encelia Ave, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277

Sat, May 29: Joshua Tree / Check out of Joshua Tree + hikes → Drive home to Tustin / Lodging: Julia’s House

126mi 02h 21m

Tustin, CA US

Banner Photo Credit: Roadtrippers