8 days in Santa Clarita & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Santa Clarita & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Santa Clarita & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  10​h
1
Santa Clarita
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita ©
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. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Clarita trip planning site .

New York City to Santa Clarita is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. July in Santa Clarita sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Clarita

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain

4
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bright Angel Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Santa Clarita to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Santa Clarita to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Clarita in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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