8 days in Orlando, South Dakota & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Orlando, South Dakota & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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1
Orlando
— 1 night
2
Hill City
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Orlando. In July, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hill City.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Fishing Charters & Tours
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey ©
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

2
nights
Hill City

Hill City ©
Hill City is the oldest existing city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then view the masterpieces at Jon Crane Gallery & Custom Framing, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hill City trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Orlando to Hill City in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Orlando to Hill City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in July: highs in Hill City hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hill City

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Black Hills National Forest
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The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bright Angel Point and Tusayan Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Kolb Studio. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hill City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 16.5 hours. In July in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

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