22 days in Grand Canyon National Park & South Bend Itinerary

22 days in Grand Canyon National Park & South Bend Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to South Bend
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South Bend
— 7 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 13 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like South Kaibab Trail and North Kaibab Trail. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get great views at Mather Point, admire all the interesting features of Cape Royal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip app.

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to South Bend.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

South Bend

— 7 nights
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Step out of the city life by going to Dutch Creek Farm Animal Park and Silver Beach County Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Oval Beach and Holland State Park Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from South Bend: Saint Joseph (St. Joseph Lighthouses, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more), Sarett Nature Center (in Benton Harbor) and Holland (Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market, Window on the Waterfront, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, walk around Mount Baldhead Park, and take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the South Bend trip builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to South Bend in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to South Bend. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in South Bend, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips