20 days in Birmingham & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

20 days in Birmingham & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey maker

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Birmingham
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 11 nights
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Birmingham

— 6 nights

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Birmingham: Jackson Lake Island (in Millbrook), Montgomery (First White House of the Confederacy, Legacy Museum, &more) and Wilderness Park (in Prattville). There's much more to do: engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, and stroll around Noccalula Falls Park & Campground.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Birmingham day trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Birmingham. In May, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 11 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 20th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Grand Canyon National Park takes 25 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours