25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 9 nights
2
Fairbanks
— 5 nights
3
Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
4
Chicago
— 5 nights

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and Battlefield Vegas. Venture out of the city with trips to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley), Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview) and Pahrump (Pahrump Valley Winery & Sanders Family Winery). Next up on the itinerary: visit The LINQ Promenade, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and get your game on at Dig This.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Las Vegas is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in May, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Pahrump, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

5
nights
Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Explore hidden gems such as Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary and Golden Heart Plaza. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Steese Hwy. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Birch Hill Recreation Area, view the masterpieces at Alaska House Art Gallery, trek along Angel Rocks Trail, and shop like a local with Two Street Gallery LLC.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fairbanks online travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Fairbanks in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Fairbanks. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Fairbanks hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denali National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wedgewood Wildlife Sanctuary
Birch Hill Recreation Area ©
Birch Hill Recreation Area

2
nights
Denali National Park and Preserve

The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kantishna Wilderness Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savage Alpine Trail and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Denali National Park and Preserve trip planner.

Getting from Fairbanks to Denali National Park and Preserve by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In May in Denali National Park and Preserve, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore hidden gems such as Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area and Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.. Venture out of the city with trips to Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple (in Aurora), Pontiac (Livingston County War Museum, IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum, &more) and August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room (in Utica). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of John Deere Historic Site, cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the natural beauty at Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chicago trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Denali National Park and Preserve to Chicago by combination of train and flight takes about 17 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Denali National Park and Preserve in May: high temperatures in Chicago hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Wildlife Museums Tours

Side Trips

Pontiac, Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, Gemini Giant, August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. Tasting Room
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area ©
Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area
John Deere Historic Site ©
John Deere Historic Site

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