8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Detroit
Drive:  29​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+4
Drive + shuttle + bus + Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
Detroit

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Inner Canyon and Powell Point. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yaki Point and Kolb Studio. On the 3rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mohave Point, trek along Rim Trail, and take in a show at Hopi House.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary planner .

Detroit to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 29-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Detroit in July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 97°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

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