There are so many different ways to experience one of the seven natural world wonders. It's the perfect day trip from Sedona, since it’s only a 2-hour drive to the South Rim. Once at the Grand Canyon you can either drive to the overlooks yourself or take part in a Pink Jeep or helicopter tour and let the impressions dazzle you. Definitely consider bringing a picnic basket along, as there are many beautiful places to have lunch overlooking the Grand Canyon. Visit GrandCanyon.com for more information on activities, attractions and things to do while visiting.
We gathered common questions about traveling and experiencing the Grand Canyon and put them all into one spot.
Besides driving, how can I get to the Grand Canyon?
Driving to the Grand Canyon from Orchards Inn takes about 2 hours. However, there are also other ways of accessing.
Are there different driving routes to get to the Grand Canyon?
How long should I plan to spend at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon?
Can I do a day hike and still get back to Sedona for dinner?
Are there buildings/ museums that I should plan to visit or just spend time outside?
Do I need to bring food or are there dining options?
How do I get to the skywalk?
Whether you drive, fly, or Jeep to the Grand Canyon it is definitely an experience that you will remember. We highly recommend spending time there and taking in all it has to offer. Orchards Inn makes for a great “home base” when visiting Sedona and the Grand Canyon, stay with our Grand Canyon Package that includes a 2-night stay and a tour once you arrive at the park through Pink Jeep Tours.