8 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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8 days in Las Vegas & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Newark

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planner .

Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park journey app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 47°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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