7 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Yorba Linda & Santa Fe Itinerary

7 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Yorba Linda & Santa Fe Itinerary

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7 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Yorba Linda & Santa Fe Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Yorba Linda
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h
End: New York City

2
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 12th (Mon), get your bearings at Yavapai Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then get great views at Maricopa Point, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, then take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, then get great views at Grandview Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey tool .

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yorba Linda.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Moran Point ©
Moran Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
night
Yorba Linda

Yorba Linda ©
Yorba Linda is a suburban city in Orange County, California, approximately 37mi southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Brea Museum & Heritage Center, and then explore the world behind art at City of Brea Art Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yorba Linda trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yorba Linda in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yorba Linda, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Yorba Linda is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yorba Linda

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

City of Brea Art Gallery
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City of Brea Art Gallery ©
City of Brea Art Gallery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then browse the exhibits of San Miguel Chapel, and finally shop like a local with Keshi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then see the interesting displays at La Hacienda del los Martinez, and finally explore the world behind art at Harwood Museum of Art.

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Explore your travel options from Yorba Linda to Santa Fe with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yorba Linda to Santa Fe. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Yorba Linda in August, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Taos
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Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
New Mexico Museum of Art ©
New Mexico Museum of Art

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