14 days in Chicago & New Orleans Itinerary

14 days in Chicago & New Orleans Itinerary

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14 days in Chicago & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago route planner .

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

7
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans route website .

You can fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in June since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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