8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Phoenix Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 5 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grandview Point, Helicopter Tours and Rim Trail. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get great views at Grandview Point, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and finally stroll through Bright Angel Trail. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Mather Point, then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You've added Mystery Castle, Canyon Lake, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler), Caywood Farms (in Casa Grande) and Taliesin West (in Scottsdale). There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, identify plant and animal life at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, and mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix travel route planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with highs in Phoenix at 82°F and lows at 57°F.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips