11 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Moab & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

11 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Moab & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Inner Canyon. Explore hidden gems such as East Rim Drive and Indian Garden. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, trek along Hermit Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app.

Atlanta to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in June, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder at night with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as Delicate Arch and Double Arch. Escape the urban bustle at Windows and Landscape Arch. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Tunnel Arch). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, hike along Grandstaff Canyon Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Avenue Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Moab travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Moab reach 95°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Green Dragon Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Norris Back Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Monument Geyser Basin. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then trek along Observation Point Trail, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. In June, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Moab - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors