3 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

3 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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3 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Houston

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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.
On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey site .

Houston to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 57°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nightlife
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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 27th (Thu), get great views at Yaki Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 15°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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