15 days in Chicago & Las Vegas Itinerary

15 days in Chicago & Las Vegas Itinerary

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15 days in Chicago & Las Vegas Itinerary

Exeter
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  19​h 30​min
Exeter

5
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Millennium Park and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Field Museum, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Exeter, UK to Chicago is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. October in Chicago sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Oak Park, Grosse Point Lighthouse
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum
The Field Museum

8
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoover Dam Bypass, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas itinerary builder.

Fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Clark County Heritage Museum, Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park

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