10 days in Chicago & Miami Itinerary

10 days in Chicago & Miami Itinerary

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10 days in Chicago & Miami Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chicago

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Pleasant Home for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Kernel's Gourmet Popcorn & More in Geneva, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile, walk around Millennium Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Chicago day trip website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Park, Grosse Point Lighthouse, Kernel's Gourmet Popcorn & More
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Visit Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lock & Load Museum. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Miami is 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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