6 days in Jacumba, Grand Canyon National Park & Estes Park Itinerary

6 days in Jacumba, Grand Canyon National Park & Estes Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to San Diego International Airport, Drive to Jacumba
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Jacumba
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Denver
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Estes Park
— 1 night
Fly

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Jacumba

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Desert View Tower Jacumba. On the next day, take an unorthodox tour of Coyote's Flying Saucer Retrievals and Repairs and then identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jacumba, use our trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Jacumba is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jacumba, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Jacumba

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 20th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and then look for gifts at Tusayan General Store. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Jacumba to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jacumba to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Jacumba, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Estes Park

— 1 night
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at The Studio Fine Art and Framing, see Off-Road Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Estes Park tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Estes Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Wildlife