13 days in Chicago & San Francisco Itinerary

13 days in Chicago & San Francisco Itinerary

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13 days in Chicago & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  22​h
1
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Bangkok

6
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, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago online trip planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Chicago is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Chicago, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in April; daily highs in Chicago reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Oak Park, Horseshoe Hammond, MB Financial Park at Rosemont
Highlights from your plan
BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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