11 days in Chicago & Cape Carteret Itinerary

11 days in Chicago & Cape Carteret Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Cape Carteret
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
End: New York City

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and walk around Millennium Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip planning app.

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. In June, daytime highs in Chicago are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Cape Carteret.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
nights
Cape Carteret

Cape Carteret is a town in Carteret County, on the southern coast of North Carolina in the United States. Cape Carteret is known for fun & games and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, join the crowd at Carteret County Speedway, stroll around Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC, and get your game on at MacDaddy's Entertainment Center.

Plan trip to Cape Carteret with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Cape Carteret. Traveling from Chicago to Cape Carteret, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Cape Carteret. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Carteret

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Swansboro
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hammocks Beach State Park ©
Hammocks Beach State Park
Candy Edventure ©
Candy Edventure

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