18 days in New York City, Chicago & Kansas City Itinerary

18 days in New York City, Chicago & Kansas City Itinerary

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18 days in New York City, Chicago & Kansas City Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Get outdoors at Ponquogue Beach and Bronx Zoo. Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to New York City is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from New Delhi to New York City. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and little chillier nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Central Park ©
Central Park

8
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
We've included these beaches for you: Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park. Get in touch with nature at Lincoln Park Zoo and Foster Avenue Beach. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Oak Brook to see Willow Crest Golf Club about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, enjoy the sand and surf at Montrose Beach, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and examine the collection at The Field Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago route maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Chicago sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Grand Mere State Park, Silver Beach County Park, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Horseshoe Hammond, Willow Crest Golf Club
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Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National World War I Museum and Memorial and Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Wines by Jennifer, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Country Club Plaza.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kansas City vacation planning site .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Kansas City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, Kansas City is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Wines by Jennifer, Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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