Travel Information, Tours and Lodging
Driving Distance from Las Vegas, NV to Grand Canyon
- Las Vegas to Grand Canyon West (Skywalk) is 126 miles, a 2 hour 23-minute drive.
- Las Vegas to Grand Canyon North Rim is 265 miles, a 4 hour 30-minute drive.
- Las Vegas to Grand Canyon South Rim is 280 miles, a 4 hour 20-minute drive.
- Las Vegas to Grand Canyon East Rim is 263 miles, a 4 hour 30-minute drive.
Las Vegas Tours and Attractions
Las Vegas offers a large variety of tours to the Western Grand Canyon and other areas in Grand Canyon National Park. Many of these tours focus on Grand Canyon West and the Skywalk, including some of our recommended tours below. There are scenic flights and bus tours to the West Rim directly from Vegas. Once you arrive at the West Rim you can also enjoy horse rides, rafting, hummer rides and some real wild west events. A 4.5-hour drive from Las Vegas will bring you to one of the world’s most amazing destinations, the Grand Canyon's South Rim. From the South Rim, you can plan all kinds of Grand Canyon guided tours, or a number of self-guided activities to explore the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon Village is also located along the South Rim and is where you'll find the majority of Hotels in the Park.
Las Vegas Hotels and Loding
Although Phoenix is much closer for people heading to the South Rim, the West Rim and the Grand Canyon Skywalk are closer to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas International Airport is a transportation hub, and the city and surrounding areas offer a huge array of hotels. From huge Casino Resorts like the Bellagio, to small hotels along the strip, Vegas has great lodging options for visitors before they head to the Grand Canyon. Check out some popular Las Vegas hotels or learn more about options for lodging at the Grand Canyon.
Area Car Rental Options
If you’re traveling from Vegas to the Grand Canyon a rental car is the best transportation option, especially if you’re going to the South Rim or North Rim. If you only plan on doing day tours to the West Rim and Grand Canyon Skywalk, there are several tour operators that include transportation directly from Las Vegas. Car Rental companies located right at the Las Vegas International Airport make picking up a rental vehicle to drive to the Grand Canyon quick and convenient.
Best Restaurants and Dining Options
Las Vegas has some of the best restaurants in the world and great local dives a short drive for the strip. The restaurants at the casinos on the strip have world class dining and the most amazing buffets you’ve ever seen. Venture away from the tourist areas and you’ll find some great local restaurants with prices that are much friendly on your wallet. Depending on what part of the Grand Canyon you visit, there’s also some good restaurants on the way in small towns like Seligman, AZ and Jacob Lake, or you can check out restaurants at the Grand Canyon.