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Moab to Zion National Park drive in 1 day

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 Fishlake National Forest
 Beaver (Utah)
 Cedar City
   Zion National Park 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Moab to Zion National Park road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Moab to Zion National Park. If you're planning a road trip to Zion National Park, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Moab and Zion National Park. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Moab and Zion National Park. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Moab
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:44 pm  Fishlake National Forest
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:44 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:51 pm  Beaver (Utah)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:51 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

4:40 pm  Cedar City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:40 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:46 pm  arrive at Zion National Park

driving ≈ 6 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Moab to Zion National Park.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Moab, Utah.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Fishlake National Forest

Beaver (Utah)  (2 answers)
    questions about Beaver (Utah):
        what is in beaver?

Cedar City  (4 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Zion National Park.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Zion National Park?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Zion National Park. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Marnieta from Cleveland, Utah asked:
When is the best time to visit/hike Zion national park?  (3 answers)

profile  Brenda from Missouri asked:
Canyoneer boots, Keen sandals, or old tennis shoes for Narrows hike?  (3 answers)

profile  Elizabeth from asked:
What's the best time of year to hike in Zion?  (3 answers)

profile  Emilia from Gdansk, Poland asked:
Poisonous plants/ Venomous animals in Zion Canyon  (1 answer)

profile  Sheekha from asked:
Are hiking boots necessary now if I hike Angels Landing  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Zion National Park.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Zion National Park to Moab drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Moab? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Moab.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Moab to Zion National Park. Or get a full Moab to Zion National Park flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Moab well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Moab!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 345 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 11 minutes
35 Moab travel answers
2 Beaver (Utah) travel answers
4 Cedar City travel answers
73 Zion National Park travel answers


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