15 days in Chicago, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

15 days in Chicago, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

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15 days in Chicago, Yellowstone National Park & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the next day, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago route tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Chicago is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Dubai in May, things will get cooler in Chicago: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Hayden Valley and Horseback Riding Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Artist Point and Yellowstone Lake. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, and explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in May, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Fort Worden State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bloedel Reserve and Northwest Maritime Center. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Duthie Hill Park in Issaquah--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, appreciate the history behind Sonic Bloom By Dan Corson, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Townsend, Duthie Hill Park, Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Fort Worden State Park ©
Fort Worden State Park

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