9 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

9 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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9 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  25​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

4
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.
On the 21st (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and explore and take pictures at Moran Point.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

Birmingham to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 25-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Birmingham in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, get interesting insight from Tours, and get your game on at Dig This.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dig This ©
Dig This
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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