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: Portland
Fly + bus:  19​h 45​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Portland

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Portland to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 20-hour car ride. Traveling from Portland to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in October, expect little chillier with lows of 31°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Photography Tours will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Titanic, examine the collection at Count's Kustoms, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are much hotter (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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