Grand Canyon Road Trip Ideas

Road trips to the Grand Canyon from all directions.

Driving to the Grand Canyon is the ultimate road trip. Here are scenic, adventure-packed itineraries complete with interactive maps and best places to stop.

California to the Grand Canyon Road Trip

Explore the Southwest's hot spots traveling from southern California to natural playgrounds and urban settings in Arizona, capped off at the Grand Canyon. Read More...

Denver, Colo. to the Grand Canyon Road Trip

This route, which takes you from Denver south through Colorado and into NM before heading west toward the Grand Canyon, is seeped in southwestern American Indian history. Read More...

Historic Route 66 Road Trip from Chicago to Santa Monica

Get your kicks on Route 66. Plunge deep into Americana in this 2,448-mile odyssey from Chicago to Santa Monica, Calif. Read More...

Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon Road Trip

From glittering Las Vegas to rapids in the Grand Canyon, you’ll be on a winning streak during this 984-mile adventure. Read More...

New Mexico to Grand Canyon Road Trip

Stunning landscapes, culture and adobe viliages await on the 1,739-mile trip through Georgia O'Keeffe's magical land to Grand Canyon National Park. Read More...

Utah Parks Plus Grand Canyon Road Trip

Hit all 5 national parks in Utah, plus the Grand Canyon in Arizona and countless slickrock treasures, on this road trip loop starting in Salt Lake City. Read More...