While staying in Las Vegas or Reno, a day trip to the Grand Canyon is well worth the drive! This natural wonder draws in 6.3 million visitors a year. Everyone should experience the canyon’s dramatic views, dusty trails and history at least once.
Check out this one-day itinerary designed to ensure you get the most out of your visit.
We recommend making the drive from your home base resort the day before your Grand Canyon adventure begins—stay at your preferred hotel and get an early start to your day.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. | Breakfast: Start your day off right with a filling breakfast at Harvey House Café. Choose from classic breakfast items, such as breakfast skillets and French toast.
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Bike Ride: Cover more ground in a fraction of the time by renting bicycles by the hour at Bright Angel Bicycles. Take in all the great views the canyon has to offer while getting in some exercise.
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Lunch: Take a load off at the Sky View restaurant in Eagle Point where you can catch a great view with their floor-to-ceiling glass windows.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Skywalk & Eagle Point: Take a walk across the famous skywalk, an all glass bridge visitors can walk across and see the bottom of the canyon 4,000 feet below. Here you can also tour a Native American village and witness Native American performances.