5 days in Pittsburgh & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

5 days in Pittsburgh & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): visit Mount Washington, take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then stop by Stamoolis Brothers Company, and finally take a stroll through Strip District.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh route planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pittsburgh. In March, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Strip District ©
Strip District

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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 31st (Wed): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Grand Canyon National Park takes 31 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pittsburgh in March, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, around 23°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Helicopter Tours

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