7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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7 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Seattle

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app .

Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Seattle in April, with lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip maker .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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