5 days in Las Vegas & Death Valley National Park Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Mob Museum. On the 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route app.

Portland to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 59°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Death Valley National Park — 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zabriskie Point, Furnace Creek Visitor Center, Harmony Borax Works, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, get answers to all your questions at Furnace Creek Visitor Center, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Ubehebe Crater. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and finally explore and take pictures at Artists Dr.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam and Pioneer Saloon. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, raise your glass at Pioneer Saloon, then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel back home.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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