8 days in Phoenix, Las Vegas & Pittsburgh Itinerary

8 days in Phoenix, Las Vegas & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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8 days in Phoenix, Las Vegas & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip builder app .

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Scottsdale
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Phoenix to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in April, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 80°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
day
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 21st (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in April; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 63°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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