6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: San Jose

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Counts Kustoms. Explore hidden gems such as Willow Beach and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey maker app .

San Jose to Las Vegas is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than San Jose - with highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can 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 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 68°F to lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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