15 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

15 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Santa Fe Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Santa Fe
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Dayton to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dayton to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dayton in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 10th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (85°F), and nights are cooler (42°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Venture out of the city with trips to Far Flung Adventures (in El Prado), Taos (La Hacienda del los Martinez & Enchanted Circle Pottery) and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, trot along with Vision Quest Western Horseback Rides & Lessons, examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe takes 7.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Far Flung Adventures ©
Far Flung Adventures
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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