6 days in Santa Fe & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

6 days in Santa Fe & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Santa Fe
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You've now added Meow Wolf to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo, then do a tasting at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room, then see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, explore the galleries of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then see the interesting displays at Traveler's Market, and finally examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Fe attractions planner.

Amarillo to Santa Fe is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amarillo in August, expect Santa Fe to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

El Santuario de Chimayo, Pecos National Historical Park
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El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Powell Point, get great views at Maricopa Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally make a trip to Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, expect little chillier with lows of 50°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Pima Point ©
Pima Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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