9 days in Reno, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

9 days in Reno, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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9 days in Reno, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Reno
— Few hours
Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

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Reno

Reno
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
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Charlotte to Reno is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Reno is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charlotte in April, with highs in Reno at 65°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and get great views at Mather Point.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Getting from Reno to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Reno in April, with lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online holiday maker .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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