8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Aspen Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Aspen Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hopi Point and Yaki Point. On the 17th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, get great views at Trailview Overlook, capture your vacation like a pro with Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

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Atlanta to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Atlanta to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 15°F. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Step off the beaten path and head to Aspen Carriage and Sleigh Day Tours and Buttermilk Mountain. Take a break from Aspen with a short trip to Sunlight Mountain Resort in Glenwood Springs, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: gain insight at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, get the lay of the land with Dean's Aspen Tours, and take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Mountains.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Aspen takes 9.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December; daily highs in Aspen reach 35°F and lows reach 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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Sunlight Mountain Resort ©
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Aspen Carriage and Sleigh Day Tours ©
Aspen Carriage and Sleigh Day Tours
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain

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