8 days in Jacksonville & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Jacksonville & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Jacksonville
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

3
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Family-friendly places like St. Augustine Beach and St. George Street will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Jacksonville side-trips: St. Augustine (Flagler College, St. Augustine Distillery, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, admire the natural beauty at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jacksonville trip planning website.

New York City to Jacksonville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: highs in Jacksonville hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

St. Augustine
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St. George Street ©
St. George Street
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village. On your second day here, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, thentake some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally stop by Tusayan General Store.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Jacksonville to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 31 hours. Traveling from Jacksonville to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in December, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Tusayan General Store
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Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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