3 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

3 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 day
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 42°F, while lows dip to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife