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17 days in United States Itinerary
Chicago— 4 nights
Fly + bus: 4h 45min
Niagara Falls— 1 night
bus + Fly: 5h 30min
New York City— 1 night
Orlando— 4 nights
Fly: 5h 15min
Dallas— 3 nights
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A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Whihala Beach (in Whiting), Rosewood Beach (in Highland Park) and Cowles Bog (in Chesterton). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and make a trip to Cloud Gate.
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Lagos, Nigeria to Chicago is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Lagos to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lagos in June: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.
Things to do in Chicago
Rosewood Beach, Whihala Beach, Cowles Bog
Honeymoon Capital of the World
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, expand your understanding of the military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.
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Getting from Chicago to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Chicago in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.
Things to do in Niagara Falls
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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.Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Point Lookout Beach, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.
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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.
Things to do in New York City
Point Lookout Beach
Theme Park Capital of the World
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.Get some cultural insight at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Shop till you drop at The Mall at Millenia and Disney Springs. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: DeLand (Stetson Mansion & St. Barnabas Episcopal Church) and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville). Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sat) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at City Hall.
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Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.
Things to do in Orlando
DeLand, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, look for gifts at Grapevine Olive Oil Company, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and finally wander the streets of Sundance Square.
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Traveling by flight from Orlando to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June in Dallas, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in Dallas
Fort Worth, Grapevine Olive Oil Company
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