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Phoenix 2 Las Vegas in 6 days + Grand Canyon: Suggestions?

Traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas by car.

Time of Year: 2nd Week of October 2014.

Want a taste of the west including parts of old Route 66.

Have already booked the Lodge on the North Rim for the only available date which is the last day of the season. However, having second thoughts about it. Weather is very unpredictable that time of year and lodge is supposed to be kind of run down.

We may be better off going to Southern Rim of Grand Canyon as it affords the opportunity to see the towns between Flagstaff and Kingman (including Cameron)

If anyone could kind of map out the perfect 6-day trip with some great, memorable sights to see, it would be highly appreciative

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1. Re: Phoenix 2 Las Vegas in 6 days + Grand Canyon: Suggestions?

If you travelled from LV to Phoenix via the North rim, you would really want to visit Zion NP, Bryce NP, and Page/Lake Powell/Glen Canyon en route, and even possibly Monument Valley. Unfortunately, you are a little short on time, and a southern Utah trip is a vacation all on its own

From Las Vegas to Phoenix you could and should definitely fit in the Grand Canyon south rim(recommended for first time visitors) as well as spending a couple of nights in the Sedona area. You can also visit Page/Lake Powell(horseshoe bend, antelope canyon, lees ferry/dell ranch, glen canyon dam/nra, wahweap and antelope point marinas), and Monument Valley as well if you expand the loop. In the Flagstaff area there is the Wupatki and Sunset Crater, as well as Walnut Canyon national monuments

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2. Re: Phoenix 2 Las Vegas in 6 days + Grand Canyon: Suggestions?

You easily can spend 2-3 days in Sedona and 1-2 days at GCNP. If you want to see parts of R66 don't drive via Page and Zion. One of the best parts of R66 is between Kingman and Oatman so maybe add a night in Laughlin and drive those parts of R66 but you even can do this in one day (Gc-Seligman-Kingman-Oatman-Las Vegas) but it will take all day. So it depends on how important R66 is for you.

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