12 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

12 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Coyote Ugly Saloon Las Vegas, The D Casino, The National Atomic Testing Museum, and other attractions. The adventure continues: watch an amazing performance of The Beatles - Love - Cirque du Soleil and try your luck at Double Down Saloon.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder tool.

Raleigh to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Raleigh - with highs of 101°F and lows of 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zabriskie Point as well as Dante's View. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

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Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks

Las Vegas

— 6 nights

Sin City

You've added Coyote Ugly Saloon Las Vegas, Caesars Palace, Ethel M. Chocolates, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Grand Canyon Skywalk (in Hualapai Reservation) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). See some other sides of Las Vegas: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fremont Street Experience, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, shop like a local with The Strip, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 77°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips