15 days in Richmond & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

15 days in Richmond & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Richmond
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Lexington

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Richmond — 5 nights

Richmond is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Richmond: Boy Scouts Sign (in Burnside), Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (in Middlesboro) and Cumberland Falls State Resort Park (in Corbin). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Claiborne Farm, steep yourself in history at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, examine the collection at The Great American Dollhouse Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Dirty South Pottery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond day trip planner.

Lexington to Richmond is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 8 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 21st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Drive from Richmond to Grand Canyon National Park in 27 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Richmond to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Richmond in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are much colder (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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