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: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  23​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas driving holiday app .

Minneapolis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 87°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Bright Angel History Room and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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