22 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

22 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

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22 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Zion National Park Itinerary

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  12​h 15​min
3
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10​h
End: New York City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 65°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

9
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 (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and head outdoors with Shoshone Point.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 49°F to lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town), take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 12.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 25°F. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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