11 days in Chicago & Denver Itinerary

11 days in Chicago & Denver Itinerary

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11 days in Chicago & Denver Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Denver
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visiting Silver Beach County Park and Whihala Beach will get you outdoors. The Magnificent Mile and The Field Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Bender Park Waterfront (in Oak Creek), Weko Park (in Bridgman) and Hawthorn Hollow - Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum (in Kenosha). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Millennium Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, explore the world behind art at Block Museum of Art, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Chicago is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Chicago, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in July; daily highs in Chicago reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Block Museum of Art, Silver Beach County Park, Mitchell Gallery of Flight, Bender Park Waterfront, Weko Park
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

4
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Photography Tours and Trail Ridge Road will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Denver Botanic Gardens and Aspen and Evergreen Gallery. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Idaho Springs (River Rafting & Tubing & Summit Lake Park), Brownfield's (in Estes Park) and Many Parks Curve Overlook (in Rocky Mountain National Park). There's more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Denver when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Estes Park, Idaho Springs, Rocky Mountain National Park
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Photography Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

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