7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): trek along Bright Angel Trail and then trek along Hermit Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point, then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder app.

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Moran Point ©
Moran Point
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like San Miguel Chapel and El Santuario de Chimayo. Do your shopping at Nedra Matteucci Galleries and Keshi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church (in Ranchos De Taos) and Taos Art Museum (in Taos). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and do a tasting at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe by car takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Taos, El Santuario de Chimayo
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San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo

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