8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + shuttle + bus + Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown and then try to win big at Casino at the Venetian.

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Detroit to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown
Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in a show at Hopi House, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 83°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): trek along Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 11 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 97°F and lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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