8 days in Tombstone & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Tombstone & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Tombstone
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Columbus

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Tombstone

— 1 night

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at O.K. Corral and then take an unorthodox tour of Bird Cage Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard and then learn about winemaking at Dos Cabezas WineWorks.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tombstone online trip builder.

Columbus to Tombstone is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Tombstone due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Columbus in October; daily highs in Tombstone reach 80°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Escape the urban bustle at South Kaibab Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles to see Food Tours about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tombstone to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. When traveling from Tombstone in October, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are colder with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip