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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church. You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center (in Skokie), Spring Valley (in Schaumburg) and Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, browse the exhibits of Cantigny Park, hike along Little Red Schoolhouse, and try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chicago tour itinerary maker .

Hyderabad, India to Chicago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Hyderabad to Chicago, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, expect Chicago to be colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Oak Park, Cantigny Park, Horseshoe Hammond, Spring Valley, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

Plan trip to New York City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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