Grand Canyon Itinerary, Road Trip & Vacation Ideas
The canyon is a big place and Grand Canyon Guru’s self-guided itineraries will help you find the right adventure and plan all of the important details for your road trip. Whether you’re looking at a leisurely half-day tour on the South Rim, a multi-day backpack to Havasu Falls, a relaxing smooth water river tip, or an exhilarating weeklong Grand Circle Adventure, the Guru has the best tips and ideas for the ultimate Grand Canyon vacation. The guides below will help you find the most popular scenic drives, the best trails and recommendations for hotels, campgrounds and RV parks. Whatever type of Grand Canyon experience you’d like to have, we have an itinerary to help you plan the trip of a lifetime. Read the guide below to learn more about our self-guided itineraries.
If you want to discover all of the amazing parks and gateway towns near the Grand Canyon to plan your own trip, check out our travel guide to nearby parks and/or our travel guide to cities near the Grand Canyon to get more information as well as recommendations for attractions and lodging. If you're just getting started with your Grand Canyon area adventure, you can also use our trip planning tools for custom travel advice, maps, free travel guides and a cost calculator to help you plan your vacation.
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