8 days in Phoenix & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix & Las Vegas Itinerary

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8 days in Phoenix & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Phoenix is known for museums, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, enjoy some friendly competition at Lucky Strike Phoenix, and have some family-friendly fun at Flip Dunk.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip planner.

Newark to Phoenix is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. In August, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 105°F and lows of 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Lucky Strike Phoenix ©
Lucky Strike Phoenix

5
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Phoenix in August since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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