31 days in Lynchburg & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

31 days in Lynchburg & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Lynchburg
— 17 nights
Drive to Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 12 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Roanoke

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Lynchburg

— 17 nights
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Visiting Grand Caverns and Falling Springs Waterfall will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Crabtree Falls and Amazement Square. Explore Lynchburg's surroundings by going to Salem Red Sox (in Salem), Beer Tastings & Tours (in Roanoke) and Sunspots Studios (in Staunton). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Shenandoah Valley, admire the majestic nature at James River State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Smith Mountain Lake, and hike along Danville's Riverwalk Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lynchburg road trip tool.

Roanoke to Lynchburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. August in Lynchburg sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 12 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lipan Point and Hermit Trail. Take a break from the city and head to East Rim Drive and Navajo Point. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kolb Studio, trek along Hermit Trail, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, and get great views at Guano Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lynchburg in September since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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