10 days in Las Vegas & Albuquerque Itinerary

10 days in Las Vegas & Albuquerque Itinerary

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10 days in Las Vegas & Albuquerque Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: New York City

6
nights
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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at New York New York Casino, catch a live performance at MGM Grand, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 65°F and lows are around 45°F. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): stroll through La Luz Trail and then get in on the family fun at Cliff's Amusement Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque vacation planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Albuquerque in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque is 1 hour. In February, Albuquerque is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 56°F and lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Tingley Beach ©
Tingley Beach
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Balloon Rides

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