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Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

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Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

We will be at the Grand Canyon this week for two days, then back to Vegas. Thinking about visiting Valley of Fire---would this be easy to get to on our way back to Vegas?

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1. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

It's not exactly on the way.

VOF is north and east of LV. You'll be coming from the south. You could hug the shore of Lake Mead after you cross the Hoover Dam and work your way up to VOF. But unless you leave GCNP early in the morning it will be a long day on the road. And to be honest, after GCNP, VOF will be less than spectacular.

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2. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

Imo Valley of Fire is worth the visit but not on a trip from GCNP. You easily can spend 2 or more hours in Vof. I'd make it a daytrip from Las Vegas and also include the drive more or less along Lake Mead and a visit to Red Rock Canyon NCA west of Las Vegas.

Tet

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3. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

Valley of Fire is not on the way,but if you have not seen the Colorado River up close,you may want to take a side trip to Willow Beach,AZ,which is about 15 miles south of Hoover Dam off Hwy 93.If you did not do a tour from Glen Canyon Dam to Lees Ferry,this is the second best option.You can rent a boat and go up river and see a bunch of historic remains from the days of the construction of the dam.The catwalks are pretty amazing.

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4. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

if your visiting Grand Canyon North it will be on the way but Im presuming you are going to the South rim.

You could drive to it - take a few hours looking around then set off on your 5 hour journey to the south rim, taht way youll get there before sunset.

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5. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

Yes, we are going to the South Rim. We plan to leave Vegas around 8:15 Wednesday morning, do a tour of Hoover Dam, then on to the South Rim for two nights.

Thanks for all of the suggestions.

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6. Re: Grand Canyon to Valley of Fire

Since you're coming back to Vegas after Grand Canyon then I would do a day trip to Valley of Fire from there! It is a beautiful park and you can easily spend the better part of the day there!

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