21 days in Las Vegas, Pittsburgh & Chicago Itinerary

21 days in Las Vegas, Pittsburgh & Chicago Itinerary

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21 days in Las Vegas, Pittsburgh & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 8 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

7
nights
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 a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Titanic. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take a memorable tour with Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Brisbane to Las Vegas, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Popular historic sites such as Fallingwater and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bicycle Heaven and Saint Anthony Chapel. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Kennywood Park. It doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of PNC Park and don't miss a visit to Sri Venkateswara Temple.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip maker site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Pittsburgh to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Kennywood Park, Fallingwater
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

8
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Silver Beach County Park and Foster Avenue Beach. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Grand Mere State Park in Stevensville, about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ohio Street Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Avenue Beach, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago route builder .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago is minus 1 hour. October in Chicago sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Park, Silver Beach County Park, Grand Mere State Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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