Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Grand Canyon National Park in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Grand Canyon National Park in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Grand Canyon National Park itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park.

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  • Visiting Grand Canyon National Park for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park
  • Staying in Grand Canyon National Park and wondering how to spend 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Grand Canyon National Park
  • Want to create Grand Canyon National Park itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Grand Canyon National Park

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Grand Canyon National Park. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Grand Canyon National Park.

2 Days in Grand Canyon National Park - Perfect Weekend Guide

Grand Canyon National Park is an adventurer’s paradise. With a plethora of canyon trails, this national park challenges every visitor’s skill and vigour. While it may sound to be made only for the madcaps, let nothing stop you from exploring this place that is packed with breathtaking vistas, shining in all its glory of wilderness. Encompassing a vast land, it is hardly possible to cover all the points of interest here in a limited time of 48 hours. Yet, if you are planning to spend 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park, then do not fail to include these attractions in your itinerary to have the satisfaction of having taken most of what the national park had to offer.

How to spend 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park?

Grand Canyon Skywalk

Walking along this cantilever bridge is not for the faint hearts. Stretched over a length of 21 meter, this horseshoe shaped bridge has a glass walkway and the drop under the skywalk is between 500 and 800 feet. If you dare to walk along it, you will treated to the most picturesque sights of Grand Canyon National Park.

Havasu Falls

Cascading from a height of about 90-100 foot, Havasu Falls is one of the most revered falls in Grand Canyon National Park. Making a roaring noise, the waterfalls form a pristine pool of blue-green water. You may swim beyond the falls, but it may prove to highly risky. You also have to pre-book permits to visit the Havasu Falls well in advance.

Horseshoe Bend

This naturally formed shape of the Colorado river is a nature’s wonder. You may hile to the Horseshoe Bend by following a round trip trail of 1.5 mile from the U.S Route 89. The geological structure makes for a spectacular view as viewed from the cliff.

South Kaibab Trail

If you are in Grand Canyon national park for some rigorous hiking, then South Kaibab trail is the right path for you to take. The trail measure a total of 7.1 miles. You will come across a number of lookout points including Skeleton Point, Yaki Point, and Ooh-ahh Point.

Desert View Watchtower

This is a 70-foot tall stone building, completed in 1932. It is a four-story structure and its interiors have the murals by Fred Kabotie. The tower also has reflectoscopes/black mirrors that reflect an abstract view of the Grand Canyon.

Yavapai Point

Yavapai Point is the best place to enjoy sunrise or sunset in Grand Canyon National Park. Being quite famous amongst visitors, you may find it a little crowded. You may take a shuttle from the visitors center to reach this point where you will be treated to panoramic views.

Mather Point

Mather Point is located along the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. This scenic viewpoint is flocked by visitors in the evening to view the sunset. To avoid the crowds and enjoy the best vistas of Grand Canyon, it is recommended to visit this point early morning. Doing so will also allow you to enjoy the sunrise. If you get lucky, you may also spot a few wild animals around.

Be sure to include these points in your itinerary and you will have a great time in the lap of nature.

Tours and Activities in Grand Canyon National Park for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Grand Canyon National Park

Best Hotels in Grand Canyon National Park for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Grand Canyon National Park itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Grand Canyon National Park. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Grand Canyon National Park.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Grand Canyon National Park. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Grand Canyon National Park.

What Next?

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