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

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

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

Start: Orlando
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  32​h
End: Orlando

1
night
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 5th (Fri): engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition and then take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Orlando to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Orlando in April, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Titanic ©
Titanic
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. On your second day here, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then trek along Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 35°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Toroweap Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in April; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 62°F and lows reach 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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