9 days in Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Waycross
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
End: Waycross

7
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hermit Trail and Hermit Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Kolb Studio and Powell Point. When in Grand Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway in Marble Canyon, approximately 1h 35 min away. On the 30th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in the views from Navajo Bridge, cruise along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Waycross to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Waycross in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 26°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway, Hermit Trail
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Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

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