5 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

5 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

1
night
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 9th (Sun), shop like a local with The Strip, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. June in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
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 11th (Tue), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and then explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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