— Las Vegas Loops —

1-Day Death Valley Loop

Death Valley is only 2-1/2 hours from The Strip. So, if you have an entire day available, you really should check it out. You'll walk through an old mining town, drive through a slot canyon, walk on some dunes, see some colorful mountains, touch water in Badwater Basin, and even see fish.
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2-Day City Loop

See Las Vegas from a local's perspective. Check out "downtown", go to some amazing museums, eat at some incredible locally owned restaurants, and visit the unbelievably scenic Red Rock National Conservation Area on the western side of the valley.
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2-Day Zion and Bryce Loop

In just two days you can see both Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park.  Along the way, you'll also see Red Canyon.  Amazing views and incredible hikes abound in these parks, so get out of the car and walk farther than 100 feet.
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2-Day Death Valley Racetrack Loop

You'll see all the sites from the 1-day Death Valley trip, plus you'll get to see a volcano crater and the fascinating Racetrack where rocks mysteriously move every few years and leave wakes permanently enshrined in the playa. You'll also have some time to do a couple short hikes.
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3-Day Joshua Tree Loop

Gorgeous Joshua Tree National Park is only about 4 hours away from Las Vegas.  To get there and back you need to drive through the under-visited but amazing Mojave National Preserve with its lava flows, Kelso Dunes, Mitchell Caverns, Rings Trail, wildlife, and cool little train depot visitor center.  You'll also get to drive on historic Route 66, hike to the top of the Amboy volcanic crater, and search for trilobite fossils.
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4-Day North Rim Grand Canyon

Why go to the hot and crowded South Rim of the Grand Canyon when you can head to the North Rim and be surrounded by big trees and cool breezes?  On the way, you'll get to explore Snow Canyon State Park, see some amazing dinosaur tracks, check out some Native American ruins, hike amongst lava flows, dine in Flagstaff, see the Hoover Dam, and maybe catch a glimpse of some bighorn sheep.
Note:  The North Rim of the Grand Canyon gets closed on October 15th each year for snow and doesn't reopen until May 15th.
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4-Day Great Basin Loop

Unbeknownst to most people there's a National Park in Nevada—and it has a permanent glacier.  (Yes, really!)  Great Basin National Parks is about a 5 hour drive north of Las Vegas in the middle of nowhere. There are some interesting sites along the way.
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4-Day Grand Canyon & Sedona

This nice 4-day loop takes you to see the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and Sedona.  It also takes you past Burro Creek, along the scenic Joshua Tree Parkway, through the quaint town of Prescott, and has you visiting Montezuma Castle National Monument.
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5-Day Monument Valley Loop

Has Monument Valley always been on your bucket list? This trip will get you there and show you many other fascinating places in northern Arizona along the way—South Rim of the Grand Canyon, dinosaur tracks, Canyon de Chelley National Monument, Petrified Forest NAtional Park, the giant Meteor Crater, lava flows, ancient Native American dwellings, Flagstaff's amazing dining, and more.
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5-Day Yosemite & Death Valley 

On this trip you'll get to see Yosemite & Death Valley—places on most people's bucket lists.  However, you'll also get to see the gorgeous alpine lakes at Mammoth Lakes, the weird features of Mono Lake, the basaltic columns of Devil's Postpile, incredible Rainbow Falls, beautiful June Lake, and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest where the oldest tree in the world (over 4750 years old) lives.
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10-Day Winter Escape

Have the winter blues got you down?  If so, fly to much warmer Las Vegas and head to some amazing desert and coastal sites in the southwest.  This trip takes you through under-visited but amazing Mojave National Preserve with its lava flows, Kelso Dunes, Mitchell Caverns, Rings Trail, and cool little train depot visitor center.  You'll also get to drive on historic Route 66, hike to the top of the Amboy volcanic crater, visit Joshua Tree National Park, go to Temecula wine country, see the bizarre Blythe Intaglios, see iconic San Diego sites, be amazed by tidal pool life, hike at Anza-Borrego State Park, ride 4-wheelers on sand dunes, check out Palm Springs, and generally just have a great time.
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10-Day Long Hikes Loop

Hiking doesn't come to mind for most people when they think of Las Vegas, but it should. The city is within easy reach of some of the most breathtaking hikes. Just be prepared for 10+ miles each hiking day and lots of elevation gain.  Hotels are possible, but camping would be best for this trip.
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