We( family of four with two teens) will be arriving late in the day (in early July but not the 4th) from Sedona to the GCNP so. rim. For that first day we plan to just see the sunset and walk around the rim, before having dinner at El trovar.
The next morning, we have a helicopter flight planned for 9 am and then most of the day after to just hang out... no real plans other than to see what we can. We may try to hike on Bright Angel trail even if to just the first stop to just see what we can and hike a bit around.
We will need to drive that late afternoon to Lake Powell ( we have a few days planned there so later arrival is ok) however, is driving later in the day a good idea? No sure of the roads/ highways we need to take. We could leave after sunset to experience that again...maybe, just a thought....
Looking up sunset times -- it is around 7:30 pm
Oh~ any great places for dinner (moderately priced) along the way?
thank you for any advice.