15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

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15 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Redwood National Park Itinerary

Start: Madison
Drive:  25​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Madison

9
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip website .

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Escape the urban bustle at Redwood National Park and California Coastal Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Redwood National Park: Klamath (Douglas Memorial Bridge - Historical Memorial, Tour-Through Tree, & more) and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (in Orick). There's more to do: hike along Trillium Falls Hike.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Redwood National Park takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Redwood National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be a bit warmer, around 49°F, while days are cooler, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Klamath, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park

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