5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix Itinerary

5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix Itinerary

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5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
End: Phoenix

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip website .

Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in February; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 11°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. When in Phoenix, make a side trip to see Taliesin West in Scottsdale, approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix visit planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, things will get much hotter in Phoenix: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Balloon Rides
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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