Utah: Bryce Canyon & Zion National ParksCycle into a world of geologic wonder. Where fairy chimneys carved over eons point skyward. Red sandstone panoramas evoke an otherworldly aura. And mammoth rock mountains preside over every mile you spin. VBT’s new Bryce Canyon and Zion bike tour leads you to the heart of Utah’s most beloved natural wonders. This is the Southwest of your dreams, and there’s no more intimate way to experience it than by bicycle – with opportunities to hike some of the nation’s most breathtaking walking paths. You’ll ride a pleasant mix of bicycle trails, shared use trails, and scenic roadways into a world that time seems to have forgotten. And savor the indulgence of time itself to soak in the epic glory of this great American landscape.
- Cycle among the dramatic red sandstone landscapes of Snow Canyon.
- Ride to Bryce Canyon City along the Red Canyon Bicycle Trail, a stunning canvas of red earth, low shrub and rising slopes.
- Marvel at the spindly hoodoos of Bryce Canyon at the park’s famed Inspiration Point.
- Explore the unique geological formations of Bryce Canyon by foot when you opt for a half-day hike.
- Pedal along the Pa’rus Trail, tracing the Virgin River, and follow the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive to the Temple of Sinawava, a spectacular natural amphitheater.
What to Expect
This tour offers a full range of easy terrain mixed with moderate hills, ideal for both beginner and experienced cyclists. Our VBT support vehicle is available for those who would like assistance with the hills. Vehicle support will be limited on the scenic drives in both Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Leaders will provide you with extra snacks and supplies during these rides.
- Daily Mileage: 10 - 40|
- Biking: 2 - 5 hr|
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|5 nights in spa resorts and rustic lodges|
|10 meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners|
Red Mountain Resort
Spread across 55 acres that blend into a stunning landscape of red rock cliffs and canyons, the Red Mountain Resort exudes the spirit of a desert community. Its focus on whole-body wellness has inspired its spa, wellness workshops, cuisine and robust roster of outdoor activities. During your stay, connect with the desert when you walk its meditative labyrinth. Savor a healthy dinner at the elegant Canyon Breeze Restaurant and ease into the relaxed rhythm of life in southern Utah. Each air-conditioned room offers all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay.
Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel
One mile from Bryce Canyon, your conveniently located hotel is surrounded by spectacular views of hoodoos. Start the day off right with a hot breakfast and soak your tired muscles in Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel’s private pool or hot tub after a rewarding day in the park.
Cable Mountain Lodge
Set at the foot of stunning red-rock mountains, the Cable Mountain Lodge offers quick and easy access to Zion National Park. The park entrance is just steps away. During your stay, treat yourself to a spa treatment. Visit Zion Canyon Village. Stroll the lush banks of the Virgin River, right on the property, perhaps enjoying a picnic under the Cottonwood trees. Or take a cool dip in the pool or a soothing soak in the hot tub. Each air-conditioned room is inspired by the rustic beauty of your surroundings.
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