5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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5 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
Drive:  26​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Chattanooga

1
day
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 29th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then get great views at Mather Point.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary site .

Chattanooga to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 26-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Chattanooga to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chattanooga in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (45°F), and nights are cooler (15°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 39°F. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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