46 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

46 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

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46 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  11​h 45​min
New York City
— 25 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 19 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Stockholm

25
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Bronx (Bronx Zoo & Yankee Stadium) and Belmar Beach (in Belmar). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning app .

Stockholm, Sweden to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bronx, Ocean Grove Beach, Belmar Beach
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

19
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium will thrill your kids. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Saint Joseph (Silver Beach Carousel & Silver Beach County Park), University of Notre Dame (in South Bend) and Potato Creek State Park (in North Liberty). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Mon) at Six Flags Great America. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chicago, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Park, Saint Joseph, Pirate's Cove Children's Theme Park, Chicago Botanic Garden, Grosse Point Lighthouse
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Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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