15 days in Monument Valley, Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

15 days in Monument Valley, Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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15 days in Monument Valley, Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Dublin
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Dublin

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, then look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Monument Valley is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Dublin in June, you will find days in Monument Valley are warmer (35°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
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Forrest Gump Point

5
days
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Hopi House and Rim Trail. On the 5th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: hike along North Kaibab Trail, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail

6
days
Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Loop Road and Artist Point. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, contemplate the long history of Fort Yellowstone Historic District, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 14.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton

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