8 days in Fort Worth, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Fort Worth, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Fort Worth

— 1 night

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, and then see the interesting displays at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Lifestylez Nails Spa, get outside with Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail, and then get outside with North Richland Hills Centre.

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Philadelphia to Fort Worth is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to Fort Worth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Fort Worth is somewhat warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 92°F and lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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.
On the 15th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Fort Worth in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites