9 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The LINQ Promenade, Pinball Hall of Fame, High Roller, and other attractions you added. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shelby American Inc and Counts Kustoms. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take a memorable tour with Tours, and try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour planner.

Minneapolis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas. Traveling from Minneapolis in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 60°F, while days are warmer, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, thentake some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, and then look for gifts at Tusayan General Store. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and then get great views at Maricopa Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tusayan General Store
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Mohave Point ©
Mohave Point

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes "O" by Cirque du Soleil as well as Stratosphere Tower. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in a show at "O" by Cirque du Soleil. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planning site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 60°F. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
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"O" by Cirque du Soleil
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

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