8 days in Tampa & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Tampa & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Tampa
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Newark

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Tampa

— 3 nights

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Pete Beach (Saint Pete Beach & Pass-a-Grille), Universal Orlando Resort (in Orlando) and Treasure Island (Treasure Island Beach & Bucky Big Pirate of Treasure Island). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Lettuce Lake Regional Park and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampa driving holiday planning app.

New York City to Tampa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, Tampa is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Bright Angel Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Hopi Point, and don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tampa to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Tampa in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are colder with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature