8 days in Atlanta, Saint Louis & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Atlanta, Saint Louis & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive

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Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Atlanta holiday maker website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In October, daytime highs in Atlanta are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Nightlife · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Saint Louis

— 2 nights

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C. in the number of free activities available by spending your holiday exploring the city's central neighborhoods, famous for their restored century-old red-brick buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse, and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saint Louis trip maker app.

You can fly from Atlanta to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Saint Louis. Expect little chillier evenings in Saint Louis when traveling from Atlanta in October, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 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 14th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

Getting from Saint Louis to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Saint Louis in October, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 66°F and lows at 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature