8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Waterville Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Waterville Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Waterville Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
2
Waterville
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Rim Trail, trek along Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel route planning tool .

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Waterville.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
Waterville

Waterville ©
Waterville is a city in Kennebec County of the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Titcomb Mountain, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at DEW Haven, and then trek along French Mountain's. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Colby College Museum of Art, ski along the peaceful trails at Quarry Road Trails, and then stroll through Mt. Phillip.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Waterville tour itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Waterville with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Waterville is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Waterville to be somewhat warmer, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Waterville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rome, Titcomb Mountain, DEW Haven
Highlights from your plan
DEW Haven ©
DEW Haven
Mt. Phillip ©
Mt. Phillip
French Mountain's ©
French Mountain's

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