14 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Crystal Bay Itinerary

14 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Crystal Bay Itinerary

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14 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Crystal Bay Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Crystal Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

8
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.
Head to The Strip and Barneys New Yorkfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mob Museum and The National Atomic Testing Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson), Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Las Vegas. In March in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Clark County Heritage Museum, Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take in a show at Hopi House, and finally look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in March: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Crystal Bay.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society, contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and then admire the majestic nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Crystal Bay day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Crystal Bay takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Crystal Bay is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Crystal Bay: temperatures range from 50°F by day to 23°F at night. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Crystal Bay

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society, Sand Harbor
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Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

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