8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Monument Valley Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Page, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Cortez, Fly to Detroit

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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 2nd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park route planning app.

Detroit to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 29-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Detroit in April, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, Monument Valley is a bit warmer at night with lows of 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Tours