You can do it in any kind of vehicle. You will not be driving in the canyon itself. You will be driving in the parks. The drive from the South Rim to the North rim will take 4-5 hours in each direction and will take you through the Painted Desert.
Is it hard to drive in the Grand Canyon?
For the most part, driving in Grand Canyon National Park is relatively easy—so easy that it can lead to a false sense of security. The parks semiarid climate and high elevations mean that both desert and mountain driving conditions apply.
Is it worth driving to the Grand Canyon?
Re: Grand canyon worth the drive? The Grand Canyon is an awesome place, but you will definately need a full day. If you are not into gambling and Vegas then go for it, otherwise it will probably need to wait till you have more time. Do not waste your time or money going to the West Rim.
How much would it cost to drive to the Grand Canyon?
The cost to enter the Grand Canyon is on a per vehicle basis and currently set to $35 (for 7 days). It is possible to purchase a national park pass which will give you access to all United States national parks (prices vary).
What is the average cost of a trip to the Grand Canyon?
The average price of a 7-day trip to Grand Canyon is $2,169 for a solo traveler, $3,896 for a couple, and $7,303 for a family of 4. Grand Canyon hotels range from $95 to $433 per night with an average of $168, while most vacation rentals will cost $440 to $500 per night for the entire home.
How far is Grand Canyon from Las Vegas Strip by car?
It is located about 130 miles from the heart of Las Vegas. On average, the drive takes approximately two and a half hours. Both the North Rim and South Rim (the two rims of Grand Canyon National Park) are located over 270 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. On average, both drives take approximately four and a half hours.
How long do you spend at Grand Canyon?
The typical visitor takes a brief look into the Grand Canyon and departs pumped full of wonder. The typical stay lasts from five to seven hours, according to park surveys, and the average time spent looking at the canyon is 17 minutes. This means most of the travel along the south rim is by motor vehicle.
What is the best month to go to Grand Canyon?
The best times to visit the Grand Canyon are March through May and September through November, when daytime temperatures are cool and crowds are thin. If you decide to visit during the summer (the parks peak season), be prepared for hordes of tourists and very limited lodging availability.