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Grand Canyon National Park to Houston drive

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  Grand Canyon National Park
 Sedona
 Grants
 Tucumcari
 Amarillo
 Wichita Falls
 Dallas
 Buc-ee's
   Houston 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Grand Canyon National Park to Houston road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston. If you're planning a road trip to Houston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Grand Canyon National Park and Houston. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Grand Canyon National Park and Houston. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start at Grand Canyon National Park
drive for about 2 hours

12:02 pm  Sedona
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:32 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

5:47 pm  Grants
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from Grants
drive for about 4 hours

12:52 pm  Tucumcari
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:52 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:37 pm  Amarillo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:37 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

7:59 pm  Wichita Falls
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 9 hours

 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Wichita Falls
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:21 am  Dallas
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 1:51 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:41 pm  Buc-ee's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:41 pm
drive for about 2 hours

7:33 pm  arrive in Houston
eat at Uchi
stay at Hotel ZaZa

day 3 driving ≈ 7 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Grand Canyon.

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How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Sedona  (73 answers)
    Chapel of the Holy Cross  (4 mentions)
    Slide Rock State Park  (4 mentions)
    Oak Creek Canyon  (3 mentions)
    Bell Rock Trail  (3 mentions)
    Devils Bridge  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Sedona:
        Elote Cafe
    questions about Sedona:
        Best things to do in Sedona besides hiking?
        Nature Lover in Sedona
        Vortex Hike/ Sound healing
        Best hikes and natural swimming holes
        Going on a roadtrip to Sedona, AZ. Is taking I-10 better route?

Grants

Tucumcari  (4 answers)
    questions about Tucumcari:
        What are the must see/must stay/ must eat places in Tucumcari?

Amarillo  (23 answers)
    questions about Amarillo:
        THING TO SEE

Wichita Falls

Dallas  (106 answers)
    Perot Museum of Nature and Science  (14 mentions)
    Dallas Museum of Art  (12 mentions)
    The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza  (10 mentions)
    Nasher Sculpture Center  (9 mentions)
    Klyde Warren Park  (8 mentions)
    restaurants around Dallas:
        Pecan Lodge
        Lockhart Smokehouse
        Peggy Sue BBQ
        Smoke
        Oddfellows
    questions about Dallas:
        Where is the best barbeque in Dallas?
        Where to go for lunch in Dallas?
        Going to Dallas for 2 weeks - what to see?
        Best free things to do in Dallas?
        Best breakfast spots in Dallas?

Buc-ee's  (2 mentions)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Houston, Texas.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in Houston?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Houston.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Hotel ZaZa, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Houston? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Houston?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Uchi, which was mentioned 10 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Gatlin's BBQ  (5 mentions)
Hugo's  (4 mentions)
Goode Company Barbeque  (3 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Houston? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Houston?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Houston Galleria  (8 mentions)
Hermann Park  (7 mentions)
Cavender's Boot City  (4 mentions)
Miller Outdoor Theatre  (4 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Houston to Grand Canyon National Park drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston. Or get a full Grand Canyon National Park to Houston flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Grand Canyon National Park well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Grand Canyon National Park!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,290 miles
driving time of 18 hours, 47 minutes
Houston is 2 hours ahead of Grand Canyon National Park
148 Grand Canyon National Park travel answers
73 Sedona travel answers
1 Grants travel answer
4 Tucumcari travel answers
23 Amarillo travel answers
1 Wichita Falls travel answer
106 Dallas travel answers
85 Houston travel answers





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