12 days in Las Vegas & Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Las Vegas & Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Las Vegas & Arizona Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Bus:  45​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Newark

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

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Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 80°F and lows are around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 23rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, take some stellar pictures from Guano Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 26th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get impressive views of Wupatki National Monument.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Flagstaff journey builder website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Flagstaff can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then look and learn at Sedona Star Gazing, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Sedona journey planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Sedona by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park

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