Travel Budget for Bryce Canyon National Park Visit Bryce Canyon National Park on a Budget or Travel in Style

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park?

You should plan to spend around $135 per day on your vacation in Bryce Canyon National Park. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $33 on meals
  • $56 on local transportation
  • $133 on hotels

A one week trip to Bryce Canyon National Park for two people costs, on average, $1,889. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $135
  • One Week Per person
    $944
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $1,889
  • One Month Per person
    $4,047
  • One Week For a couple
    $1,889
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $3,778
  • One Month For a couple
    $8,095
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Bryce Canyon National Park cost?

A one week trip to Bryce Canyon National Park usually costs around $944 for one person and $1,889 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Bryce Canyon National Park on average costs around $1,889 for one person and $3,778 for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Bryce Canyon National Park will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Bryce Canyon National Park on average costs around $4,047 for one person and $8,095 for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Bryce Canyon National Park has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Bryce Canyon National Park expensive to visit?

Prices in Bryce Canyon National Park are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, Bryce Canyon National Park is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Albuquerque or Lewisburg.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Bryce Canyon National Park Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Bryce Canyon National Park?

The average Bryce Canyon National Park trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Bryce Canyon National Park travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $133
Local Transportation 1 $56
Food 2 $33
Entertainment 1 $30
Alcohol 2 $3 - 10
Accommodation Budget in Bryce Canyon National Park
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Bryce Canyon National Park is $67. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Bryce Canyon National Park is $133. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $67
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $133

Hotel Prices in Bryce Canyon National Park

Looking for a hotel in Bryce Canyon National Park? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Bryce Canyon National Park based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $195. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Bryce Canyon National Park
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Bryce Canyon National Park is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $56 per person, per day, on local transportation in Bryce Canyon National Park.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $56


Flights to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Rental Cars in Bryce Canyon National Park
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Food Budget in Bryce Canyon National Park
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Bryce Canyon National Park can vary, the average cost of food in Bryce Canyon National Park is $33 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Bryce Canyon National Park should cost around $13 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Bryce Canyon National Park is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $33


Entertainment Budget in Bryce Canyon National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Bryce Canyon National Park typically cost an average of $30 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $30

Recommended Activities


Alcohol Budget in Bryce Canyon National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $6.78 on alcoholic beverages in Bryce Canyon National Park per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $6.78


Last Updated: Feb 22, 2023
Bryce Canyon National Park On a Budget
Bryce Canyon National Park The Hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park
As one of Utah's most popular national parks, Bryce Canyon National Park is over 35,000 acres of breathtaking geological wonders. While it's not actually a canyon, Bryce Canyon is a giant natural amphitheater created by years of erosion.

With 200 miles of visibility, world-class air quality and near-perfect weather from April until October, it's easy to see why this park attracts over one million visitors every year. The series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters includes rocks of many colors and unique formations such as slot canyons and spires known as "hoodoos."
Sights
A visit to Bryce Canyon means visiting the home 59 species of mammals and 175 types of birds. It may be tempting to share your treats with them, but do NOT do it. When animals are fed human food they can become aggressive, sick or even die. You also run the risk of them becoming dependent on human food and they will lose the ability to hunt – leading to possible starvation in the winter months.

The point of Bryce Canyon, though, is to see the beautiful views. There are dozens lookout points – each with their own selling points.

Sunrise Point provides the best view of the canyon amphitheater, and is obviously the best place to watch the sunrise over Bryce Canyon. Sunset Point is another perfect lookout for – you guessed it – sunsets.

Mossy Cave is an easily accessible trail for cars. Less than a mile long, this journey will take you past a stunning waterfall and up to a cave ready and waiting for your exploration. Bryce Point will take your breath away with a dramatic, panoramic view accessible by car or hike. And if you absolutely can't get your fill of hoodoos, you'll want to put Rainbow Point on your list.

Activities
Bryce Canyon is the outdoor adventurer's paradise. With RV Parks, campground and backcountry camping, you can create the journey you've always dreamed of – just be sure you get all the proper permits.

For a shorter hike, you can wander down the 1.3 miles of the Navajo Loop. It travels straight through the heart of the Bryce Amphitheater with strolls past famous formations like Thor's Hammer and Wall Street along the way.

A little heavier undertaking, is hiking the Rim Trail. This 11-mile route is paved in some portions and provides several outlook points. And for those ultra fit travelers, there's a 23-mile trek known as Under-the-Rim. It expands from Bryce Point to Rainbow Point including eight backcountry campsites.

To get in touch with your inner cowboy, many trails in Bryce Canyon are available on horseback, as well. Most services can be set up through lodges and hotels.
Food and Dining
Because you'll be so busy taking in the sights of Mother Nature, you won't have time to sit down for a meal. Make sure you pack snacks for the whole day and plenty of water to stay hydrated. The general store near Sunrise Point has all the supplies you'll need for the day.

If you are interested in sitting down for a nice meal at the end of the day, Bryce Canyon Lodge serves dinner – reservations are required. Remember this, though, if you're trying to watch the sunset, all restaurants in the area close at 9pm – the grocery stores around 10 pm.

Transportation
There are several options for getting around to see all that Bryce Canyon has to offer.

With 18 miles of road and heavy traffic in the summer, traveling by car is a viable option. Some areas along the way don't have stops for lookouts. So you may risk missing some of the view. A park shuttle runs during the summer months if you feel like leaving your car behind and letting someone else do the work. Most bicycles aren't allowed on park trails, and with elevations of 8 to 9,000 feet, biking in the park is tougher at such high levels.

Obviously, the best way to experience the park is by foot. Some of the longer trails can take days to travel, so be sure to get all the permits you need to camp overnight. There is also always the option of a guided tour. There are a variety of tour types suitable for any group.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.