15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Washington DC Itinerary

Manchester
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  23​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
Manchester

6
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
On the 9th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

6
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cameron Run Regional Park
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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