17 days in Linthicum Heights & Chicago Itinerary

17 days in Linthicum Heights & Chicago Itinerary

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17 days in Linthicum Heights & Chicago Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Linthicum Heights
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

9
nights
Linthicum Heights

Linthicum Heights ©
Linthicum is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Dutch Wonderland. Kids will appreciate attractions like Adkins Arboretum and Loch Raven Reservoir. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Linthicum Heights: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks) and Gettysburg (Shriver House Museum, Jennie Wade House, & more). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, take a stroll through Fell's Point, indulge your taste buds at Diehl's Produce Market, and brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Linthicum Heights day trip planning tool .

New York City to Linthicum Heights is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Linthicum Heights dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Linthicum Heights

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Baltimore, Annapolis, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
National Electronics Museum ©
National Electronics Museum
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge ©
Adkins Arboretum ©
Adkins Arboretum

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Popular historic sites such as John Deere Historic Site and Chicago Riverwalk are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Silver Beach County Park and Weko Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more), Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve (in Cherry Valley) and St. Julian Winery-Union Pier (in Union Pier). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Severson Dells Nature Center, stroll the grounds of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, and explore the galleries of Chicago Cultural Center.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Linthicum Heights to Chicago with the Route module. Traveling from Linthicum Heights to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, Weko Park, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, St. Julian Winery-Union Pier
Highlights from your plan
John Deere Historic Site ©
John Deere Historic Site
Whirlpool Compass Fountain ©
Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie ©

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