13 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

13 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

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13 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Manchester

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, make a trip to Broadway, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. You'll set off for Chicago on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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