17 days in Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

17 days in Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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17 days in Yosemite National Park, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  22​h
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: London

4
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

London, UK to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and wander the streets of The Strip.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 45°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Tours, #Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
days
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 26th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can 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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