12 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

12 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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12 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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 10th (Fri): enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club and then don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Flowers. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

Toronto, Canada to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Pahrump
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Chapel of the Flowers Wedding Chapels ©
Sanders Family Winery ©
Sanders Family Winery

2
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.
On the 13th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then get great views at Lookout Studio, then trek along Hermit Trail, and finally stroll through Hermit Trail. Keep things going the next day: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then get great views at Yaki Point, and finally take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
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Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get in touch with nature at Doe Mountain Trail and Soldier Pass. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montezuma Well and Bear Mountain Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Riordan Mansion State Historic Park (in Flagstaff), Tuzigoot National Monument (in Clarkdale) and Jerome (Jerome State Historic Park & Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery). There's lots more to do: trek along Fay Canyon Trail, shop like a local with Sedona Arts Center, look for gifts at Kachina House, and take in the exciting artwork at Son Silver West Gallery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona vacation app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (14°C). On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jerome, Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Montezuma Well, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Tuzigoot National Monument
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Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

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