17 days in Chicago, Bahama & Alaska Itinerary

17 days in Chicago, Bahama & Alaska Itinerary

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17 days in Chicago, Bahama & Alaska Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Bahama
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Seward
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  3​h 45​min
Homer
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
Sitka
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  2​h
Ketchikan
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, Chicago is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bahama.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

few
hours
Bahama

Bahama
Bahama is an unincorporated community in northern Durham County, North Carolina.HistoryBahama was originally settled around 1750 as the community of Balltown until the name was changed to reflect three leading families of the community: ll, rris, and ngum. On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Stagville Plantation.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bahama trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Bahama. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. May in Bahama sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Seward.

Things to do in Bahama

#Historic Sites

2
nights
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kenai Fjords National Park and Resurrection Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Exit Glacier. There's still lots to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seward online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Bahama to Seward with the Route module. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bahama to Seward due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Bahama in May: highs in Seward hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Seward

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Exit Glacier
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Kenai Fjords National Park ©
Kenai Fjords National Park
Exit Glacier ©
Exit Glacier

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Anchor River State Recreation Area, explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, and then get a new perspective on things with Coldwater Alaska.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Homer day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Seward to Homer in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Homer are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Homer

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Anchor River State Recreation Area
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Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Coldwater Alaska ©
Coldwater Alaska

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Gold Creek Flume Trail. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Treadwell Historic Mine Trail. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Juneau Arts & Humanities, stop by Alaska Knifeworks, and sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Juneau day trip planning app .

Fly from Homer to Juneau in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In May in Juneau, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Juneau

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline
Nugget Falls ©
Nugget Falls

3
nights
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Alaska Raptor Center and Starrigavan Recreation Area. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Harbor Mountain Trail. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, view the masterpieces at Island Artists Gallery, and admire the majestic nature at Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park.

To plan Sitka vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Juneau to Sitka in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In May in Sitka, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Sitka

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Ketchikan

The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Misty Fjords National Monument. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park, look for gifts at Caribbean Gems, and hike along Deer Mountain Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ketchikan sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Sitka to Ketchikan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May in Ketchikan, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ketchikan

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Zipline
Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument

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