7 days in Lynchburg & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in Lynchburg & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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7 days in Lynchburg & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  31​h
End: Roanoke

1
night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Dinosaur Kingdom II, take in the dramatic natural features at The Natural Bridge of Virginia, then appreciate the history behind National D-Day Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of McLean House, and then trek along Riverwalk Trail.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Lynchburg trip itinerary maker .

Roanoke to Lynchburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May in Lynchburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lynchburg

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Side Trips

Natural Bridge, Appomattox, National D-Day Memorial
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
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3
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Lynchburg in June, with lows around 42°F. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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