5 days in Tempe & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

5 days in Tempe & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Drive to Tempe
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Tempe
— 1 day
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Tempe

— 1 day
Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. On the 7th (Sat), wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tempe trip itinerary website.

Washington to Tempe is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington to Tempe. Traveling from Washington in May, expect Tempe to be somewhat warmer, temps between 93°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tempe

Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
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, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, and trek along Rim Trail.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Tempe to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tempe in May: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 68°F and lows are around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature