7 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & New Mexico Itinerary

7 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & New Mexico Itinerary

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7 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & New Mexico Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Miami


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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 maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Miami to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

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. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bandelier National Monument. On the 9th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, take a stroll through Canyon Road, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, then identify plant and animal life at Valles Caldera National Preserve, and finally stop by Wind River Trading Company.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 57°F. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valles Caldera National Preserve, Bandelier National Monument, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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