11 days in Las Vegas & Bend Itinerary

11 days in Las Vegas & Bend Itinerary

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11 days in Las Vegas & Bend Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Bend
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Newark

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train 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. In April, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Change things up with a short trip to Smith Rock State Park in Redmond (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, head outdoors with Bend River Attractions, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollinshead Park, and hike along Falls Creek Trail to Green Lake.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bend trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Bend takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, Bend is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 67°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

City of Sisters, Smith Rock State Park
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Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest
Shevlin Park ©
Shevlin Park

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