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Grand Canyon visit + where else???

London, United...
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Grand Canyon visit + where else???

I plan to visit the Grand Canyon from the UK, in September/October but want to go somewhere else to make a full vacation of it (not Las Vegas) two weeks in all. Where else we visit will determine the arrival/departure airports. Interested in scenery, history, a bit of walking, weird stuff, Native American culture and hopefully a rodeo. Oh, and shopping.

A train ride would be nice but we will hire a car, though don't much want to spend too many days on the road. Round trip from Denver, via Colorado Springs maybe? How much longer would it take to get down to the South Rim coming from the north?

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North Carolina
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1. Re: Grand Canyon visit + where else???

For 2 weeks lots of options:

Arrive PHX Airport

Montezuma castle

Montezuma well

Sedona

Walnut Canyon National Monument

Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monument

Grand Canyon South Rim

The View Hotel Monument Valley

Page Az: Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell Boat Cruise, Rafting trip

Zion National Park

Snow Canyon State Park

Tuscahn Amphitheater outdoor theater deep in the red rock of St George

Fly home either SGU Airport connecting in Denver or LAS

Others will have good ideas for you as well.

London, United...
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2. Re: Grand Canyon visit + where else???

Wow, that's amazing. Lots for me to research. Thank you so much.

vcv
Tennessee
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3. Re: Grand Canyon visit + where else???

More ideas:

For native culture: Hopi mesas, Culture Center, Tsakurshovi,and Moenkopi Legacy Inn.

Train: Durango/Silverton RR

NE of Durango : mountain town of Ouray and jeep ride to Imogene Pass (autumn foliage spectacular that time of year)

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