19 days in Las Vegas, Fontana & Phoenix Itinerary

19 days in Las Vegas, Fontana & Phoenix Itinerary

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19 days in Las Vegas, Fontana & Phoenix Itinerary

Durham
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Fontana
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
Phoenix
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
Durham

8
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and The Neon Museum. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Durham to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Durham in February, with highs in Las Vegas at 65°F and lows at 45°F. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fontana.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

3
days
Fontana

Fontana ©
Fontana is a city of 203,003 residents in San Bernardino County, California. Step off the beaten path and head to Living Desert Zoo & Gardens and Keys Ranch. Change things up with these side-trips from Fontana: Ryan Mountain (in Joshua Tree National Park), Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and Sun City Library (in Menifee). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Sierra Lakes Golf Club.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fontana holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Fontana. In March, daily temperatures in Fontana can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Fontana

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Joshua Tree National Park, Sun City Library, Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, Old Town Temecula
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Sierra Lakes Golf Club ©
Sierra Lakes Golf Club
Ryan Mountain ©
Ryan Mountain
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

6
days
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Musical Instrument Museum and Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Caywood Farms (in Casa Grande), St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (in Florence) and Taliesin West (in Scottsdale). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, enjoy some diversion at Ben Avery Shooting Facility, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

Before you visit Phoenix, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fontana to Phoenix. Traveling from Fontana to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Fontana in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, Caywood Farms
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Taliesin West ©
Taliesin West
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

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