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

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

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Las Vegas
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Zion National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Las Vegas
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Las Vegas — 1 day

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Durham to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durham to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Durham in April, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Museums

Zion National Park — 2 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and then cruise along Zion Shuttle. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Riverside Walk, stroll through Angel's Landing, and then make a trip to Observation Point.

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Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion 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 Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Popular historic sites such as Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Hermit Trail, get great views at Mather Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and stroll through Grandview Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in April; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 62°F and lows reach 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 57°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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