8 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  29​h
End: Detroit

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Detroit to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Las Vegas. Traveling from Detroit in November, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

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Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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