5 days in Detroit & Las Vegas Itinerary

5 days in Detroit & Las Vegas Itinerary

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5 days in Detroit & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Detroit
1
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, then partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally contemplate the long history of Motown Museum. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of James Scott Memorial Fountain, see the interesting displays at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Memorial Center, and finally stroll around Marshbank Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Detroit trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Detroit. January in Detroit sees daily highs of 32°F and lows of 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dearborn, Decode Ann Arbor, Holocaust Memorial Center, BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, Marshbank Park
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BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

3
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary tool .

Fly from Detroit to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 59°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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