11 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

11 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

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11 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

Start: Milwaukee
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Milwaukee

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Mead National Recreation Area as well as Fremont Street Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder site .

Milwaukee to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Milwaukee in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Death Valley Excursions - Day Tours. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hit the best photo ops around with Death Valley Excursions - Day Tours, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Artists Dr, get great views at Dante's View, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, Death Valley National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 49°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

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