13 days in Chicago & New York City Itinerary

13 days in Chicago & New York City Itinerary

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13 days in Chicago & New York City Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Do your shopping at The Magnificent Mile and Adagio Teas. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs), Spring Valley (in Schaumburg) and Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chicago travel route planner.

Hyderabad, India to Chicago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 11 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in April, with highs in Chicago at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Swallow Cliff Stairs, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Little Red Schoolhouse, Spring Valley, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and Fifth Avenue. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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