8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
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.
On the 6th (Fri), get great views at Lookout Studio and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 61°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 75°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 56°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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