We need advise to see if we are on the right track planning our late April/May Utah camping trip. Are we trying to see too much, or not enough? I assume the weather will be cool mornings and evenings, warmer during the day. Also, what are best places to camp at near Arches and Zion. We would like RV hook ups.
1 - arrive Grand Junction, go Colorado Natl Monument, tour and camp there
2 - Drive to Moab, set up camp in private RV Park, which one??Arches – visitor center, smaller hikes
3 - am - Ballooning, pm – Dead Horse Point StPk, Corona Arch & Bowtie Arch Trails in Moab area, Hike in Canyonlands NP? Mesa Arch, Grand View trail
4 - Big hiking day in Arches, Fiery Furnace Tour? Is this tour worth it? Delicate Arch, Tower Arch, Devils Garden
5 - Drive I-70 & Hwy 24 to Capitol Reef, 16 mile scenic drive, hiking, visitor center, Fruita cg in Park
6 - More hiking in Capitol Reef NP? Scenic hwy 12 to Bryce, Stay in NP Campground – North or Sunset
Get sunset views – Sunset Point on Rim Trail? Inspiration Point?
7 - Early morning hike to see sun rise, Hiking options – Rim Trail (Hike one way, take the shuttle back), Fairyland Loop Trail, Amphitheater, Free 3-hour narrated bus tour to Rainbow Point, Drive to Zion Camping options: Watchman in NP , Zion Canyon Campground ½ mile south of park entrance, showers ?? other good cg near Zion
8 - Zion all day. Visitor center, scenic drive bus trip.Hiking options: Emerald Pools, Watchman, Weeping Rock, Angels Landing, Narrows
9 - Another full day in Zion NP, More hiking and/or relaxing
10 - Drive to Las Vegas, spend 1 night there then fly home