6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planner.

San Jose to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in May, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
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.
On the 13th (Mon), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, thentake some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, thensee the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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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