14 days in San Francisco, Grand Canyon National Park & San Antonio Itinerary

14 days in San Francisco, Grand Canyon National Park & San Antonio Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 30 min
3
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: New York City

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, catch a live event at Oracle Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip tool.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect cooler with lows of 33°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Fredericksburg (Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip itinerary builder site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus ©
Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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