10 days in Denver & Las Vegas Itinerary

10 days in Denver & Las Vegas Itinerary

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10 days in Denver & Las Vegas Itinerary

Houston
Drive:  17​h 30​min
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  25​h
Houston

1
day
Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, then steep yourself in history at Union Station, Denver, CO, and then identify plant and animal life at Dinosaur Ridge.

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Houston to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in April, things will get much colder in Denver: highs are around 60°F and lows about 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Union Station, Denver, CO
Union Station, Denver, CO
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge

6
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Las Vegas Downtown. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Mountain Falls Golf Club (in Pahrump). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Denver to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Las Vegas. Traveling from Denver in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 57°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Mountain Falls Golf Club, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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