10 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Scottsdale Itinerary

10 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Scottsdale Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Phoenix
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Scottsdale
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 24th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing site.

Detroit to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Detroit in March, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 23°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Childrens Museums

Scottsdale

— 5 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Get out of town with these interesting Scottsdale side-trips: KOLI Equestrian Center (in Chandler) and Off-Road Tours (in Phoenix). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Scottsdale online journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Scottsdale in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, things will get much hotter in Scottsdale: highs are around 82°F and lows about 57°F. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips