33 days in Midland, Fort Worth & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

33 days in Midland, Fort Worth & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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33 days in Midland, Fort Worth & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  30​h
1
Midland
— 6 nights
Drive:  18​h 30​min
2
Fort Worth
— 11 nights
Drive:  15​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 11 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Coupeville, Whidbey Island

6
nights
Midland

Midland ©
Midland is a city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Midland: Saginaw Veterans Memorial Plaza (in Saginaw), Frankenmuth (Michigan Heroes Museum, St. Lorenz Lutheran Church, & more) and Ann Arbor (University of Michigan, Decode Ann Arbor, & more). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Venkateswara Temple & cultural centre, steep yourself in history at Alden Dow Home and Studio, and stroll through Midland City Forest.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Midland attractions site .

Sydney, Australia to Midland is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Midland. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Midland hover around 0°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Midland

Parks Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

Ann Arbor, Detroit, Frankenmuth, Novi, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
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Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland ©
Bronner's Christmas Wonderland

11
nights
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Worth: A. W. Perry Homestead (in Carrollton), Dallas (Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, & more) and Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace, and stop by Magnolia Market at the Silos.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fort Worth online sightseeing planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Midland to Fort Worth. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In February, Fort Worth is much warmer than Midland - with highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dallas, Grapevine, Arlington, A. W. Perry Homestead, Magnolia Market
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11
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker tool .

Drive from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park in 15.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fort Worth in February: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 11°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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