16 days in New York City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

16 days in New York City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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16 days in New York City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  31​h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New York City is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in New York City to be little chillier, around 2°C, while days are cooler, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

6
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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