What’s the best way to get to the Grand Canyon?
Since the national park is in a remote area in northern Arizona, most people drive. You can also fly into an airport and rent a car, or take a train. See our transportation page for more information. Nearby towns also offer tours to the Grand Canyon.
Best Road Trips to the Grand Canyon
Driving to the Grand Canyon is a glorious journey. You can choose from many different routes that make the trip almost as exciting as the adventures you’ll have when you arrive. Whether you are starting from California, Texas, Colorado, Las Vegas, or Utah, we have trips that show you what routes to take and what attractions to stop for. After all, you wouldn’t want to miss Route 66, cliff dwellings, or the Skywalk.
From West: California to Grand Canyon Road Trip
From West: Las Vegas to Grand Canyon Road Trip
Historic: Route 66 Road Trip Stopping at Grand Canyon
From East: New Mexico to the Grand Canyon Road Trip
From East: Denver, Colo. to the Grand Canyon Road Trip
From North: 5 Utah National Parks plus the Grand Canyon Road Trip
Grand Canyon Map PDF Download
Download our PDF map because once you get to Grand Canyon National Park, you’ll want to make the best use of your time. The map shows entrances, roads, and major attractions.