28 days in Nevada City & Santa Clarita Itinerary

28 days in Nevada City & Santa Clarita Itinerary

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Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Sacramento International Airport, Drive to Nevada City
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Nevada City
— 17 nights
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Drive to Sacramento International Airport, Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Santa Clarita
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Santa Clarita
— 9 nights
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Nevada City

— 17 nights
Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California, United States, located 60mi northeast of Sacramento and 28 miles north of Auburn. Venture out of the city with trips to Truckee (Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, Donner Pass, &more), North Tahoe Marina (in Tahoe Vista) and Tahoe City (Stateline Lookout, Skylandia Park, &more). There's still lots to do: trek along Deer Creek Tribute Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, steep yourself in history at Bourn House, and examine the collection at Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nevada City road trip tool.

Manhattan to Nevada City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manhattan to Nevada City. When traveling from Manhattan in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Nevada City, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Clarita.

Things to do in Nevada City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Santa Clarita

— 9 nights
Santa Clarita, officially the City of Santa Clarita, is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County, California, and the 24th largest in the state of California. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Clarita: Santa Monica (Santa Monica State Beach, Santa Monica Pier, &more), Ventura (Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat & Topa Topa Brewing Company) and Malibu (Carbon Beach, Malibu Pier, &more). Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, relax in the rural setting at The Gentle Barn, admire the engineering at St. Francis Dam-Ruins of Collapsed Dam, and stop by Westfield Valencia Town Center.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Clarita road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Nevada City to Santa Clarita with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nevada City in October: high temperatures in Santa Clarita hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips