5 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

5 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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5 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Sedona Itinerary

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

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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.
Hoover Dam Bypass has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Las Vegas. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in September, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
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Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Grandview Point, Desert View Watchtower, Grand Canyon Village, and other attractions. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Trailview Overlook, get great views at Maricopa Point, then pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

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night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Chapel of the Holy Cross and Little Horse Trail. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Horse Trail, then admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sedona travel route planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Sedona at 85°F and lows at 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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day
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casino at Circus Circus as well as The Strip. On the 26th (Thu), try to win big at Casino at Circus Circus and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online visit planner .

Drive from Sedona to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Sedona - with highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip

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