8 days in San Antonio, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

8 days in San Antonio, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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8 days in San Antonio, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: San Antonio


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night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the history at Mission San Jose, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then browse the exhibits of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Antonio.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Antonio travel route website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Antonio. In October in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

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SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Antonio Botanical Garden ©
San Antonio Botanical Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey app .

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas. Traveling from San Antonio in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are little chillier (82°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Eagle Point.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 31°F. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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