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
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  31​h
End: Roanoke

2
nights
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Get some cultural insight at Monticello and Appomattox Station Battlefield Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Natural Bridge of Virginia and James Monroe's Highland. Venture out of the city with trips to Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (in Appomattox) and Natural Bridge (Virginia Safari Park & Dinosaur Kingdom II). It doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and don't miss a visit to Academy Center of the Arts.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lynchburg trip itinerary builder website .

Roanoke to Lynchburg is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. May in Lynchburg sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Natural Bridge, Appomattox, Charlottesville
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Monticello ©
Monticello
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Lynchburg to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Lynchburg in June since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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