9 days in Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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9 days in Las Vegas, Bryce Canyon National Park & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  41​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: New York City

4
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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

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New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 41-hour car ride. You can also take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 77°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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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 (Fri): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. August in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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