5 days in Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

5 days in Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

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5 days in Atlanta & Chicago Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
London

1
day
Atlanta

Atlanta
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Atlanta visit planner.

London, UK to Atlanta is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Atlanta. When traveling from London in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Atlanta, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Atlanta

Wildlife Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park
World of Coca-Cola
World of Coca-Cola

2
days
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 14th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the next day, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Chicago road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Chicago due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Atlanta in December, plan for cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 4°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond Casino
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Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Horseshoe Hammond Casino
Horseshoe Hammond Casino
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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