7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Presidential Pathways Itinerary

7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Presidential Pathways Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Columbus
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Columbus
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 29th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 52°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Columbus

— 2 nights
Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. On the 31st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Callaway Resort & Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Animal Safari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbus Riverwalk, learn about all things military at National Civil War Naval Museum, then learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Columbus Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Columbus in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Columbus is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Columbus, with highs around 92°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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