18 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Daytona Beach Itinerary

18 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Daytona Beach Itinerary

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1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
2
Daytona Beach
— 10 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Grandview Point. Step out of the city life by going to South Kaibab Trail and East Rim Drive. And it doesn't end there: take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, get great views at Yaki Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Road.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

10
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Get a sense of the local culture at Marine Science Center and The Oldest Store Museum. Visit Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens and St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine for their historical value. Explore Daytona Beach's surroundings by going to St. Augustine (St. Augustine History Museum, Bridge of Lions, &more), Vilano Beach (in Vilano Beach) and St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of American Police Hall of Fame, steep yourself in history at Mary Bethune Home, trek along Lighthouse Point Park, and cruise along Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Daytona Beach takes 32 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Daytona Beach. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: highs in Daytona Beach hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Ormond Beach, Ponce Inlet, DeLand, Titusville
Highlights from your plan
The Oldest Store Museum ©
The Oldest Store Museum
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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