8 days in Washington DC, Green Bay & Chicago Itinerary

8 days in Washington DC, Green Bay & Chicago Itinerary

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8 days in Washington DC, Green Bay & Chicago Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Green Bay
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  3​h
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
London

3
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Popular historic sites such as Arlington National Cemetery and Old Town are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Green Bay.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town
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Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

1
day
Green Bay

Green Bay
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Green Bay Botanical Garden, then explore and take pictures at Lambeau Field, and then look for gifts at Seroogy's Chocolates.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Green Bay road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Green Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Green Bay reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Green Bay

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Seroogy's Chocolates
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Green Bay Botanical Garden
Green Bay Botanical Garden
Lambeau Field
Lambeau Field
Seroogy's Chocolates
Seroogy's Chocolates

2
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online day trip planner .

Getting from Green Bay to Chicago by combination of flight and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Green Bay in September, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

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