10 days in Las Vegas, Boulder City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

10 days in Las Vegas, Boulder City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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10 days in Las Vegas, Boulder City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Oxford
Drive:  24​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Boulder City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  22​h
End: Oxford

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 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Oxford to Las Vegas is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Oxford in June, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Boulder City.

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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
nights
Boulder City

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then pause for some photo ops at Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, then admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, and finally take in the views from Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then get engrossed in the history at Clark County Heritage Museum, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Boulder City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Boulder City, expect temperatures between 103°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County Heritage Museum
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Helicopter Tours
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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 4th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower.

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You can drive from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boulder City, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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