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Salt Lake City to Las Vegas drive in 1 day

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Salt Lake City to Las Vegas road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. If you're planning a road trip to Las Vegas, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Salt Lake City
drive for about 44 minutes

8:44 am  Provo
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 9:44 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:12 am  Manti
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:12 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:13 pm  Fillmore
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:13 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:22 pm  Beaver (Utah)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:22 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

5:11 pm  Cedar City
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:11 pm
drive for about 51 minutes

7:02 pm  Saint George
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 8:02 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:22 pm  Valley of Fire State Park
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 10:22 pm
drive for about 1 hour

11:34 pm  arrive in Las Vegas
stay at Bellagio Hotel

driving ≈ 8.5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Salt Lake City, Utah.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Provo  (3 answers)
    questions about Provo:
        Best free things to do in Provo?
Manti  (2 answers)
Beaver (Utah)  (2 answers)
    questions about Beaver (Utah):
        what is in beaver?
Cedar City  (4 answers)
Saint George  (8 answers)
    Vermilion Cliffs National Monument  (2 mentions)
Valley of Fire State Park  (11 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Las Vegas, Nevada.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Las Vegas?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Las Vegas.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Bellagio Hotel, which was mentioned 51 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

MGM Grand Las Vegas  (35 mentions)
Wynn Hotel Las Vegas  (32 mentions)
The Cosmopolitan  (27 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Las Vegas? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Las Vegas?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Giada, which was mentioned 9 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Mon Ami Gabi  (7 mentions)
Wicked Spoon  (7 mentions)
Lotus of Siam  (5 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Las Vegas? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Las Vegas?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Downtown Container Park  (15 mentions)
High Roller  (10 mentions)
The Mob Museum  (8 mentions)
Neon Museum  (8 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Las Vegas. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Stephanie from New York City asked:
Best new restaurants in Vegas?  (15 answers)

profile  Kim from Canada asked:
What time of year is the best for scoring a cheap deals in Las Vegas  (15 answers)

profile  Neil from Baton Rouge asked:
Best tips and casinos for first time gambler?  (13 answers)

profile  Allie from Portland asked:
Is it better to stay on or off the Las Vegas strip?  (12 answers)

profile  Maria from Dublin asked:
Top things to do in Las Vegas that don't include gambling?  (12 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Las Vegas.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Las Vegas to Salt Lake City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Or get a full Salt Lake City to Las Vegas flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Salt Lake City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Salt Lake City!

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 420 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 44 minutes
Las Vegas is 1 hour behind Salt Lake City
62 Salt Lake City travel answers
3 Provo travel answers
2 Manti travel answers
2 Beaver (Utah) travel answers
4 Cedar City travel answers
8 Saint George travel answers
268 Las Vegas travel answers

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