22 days in Chicago & San Diego Itinerary

22 days in Chicago & San Diego Itinerary

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22 days in Chicago & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 12 nights
2
San Diego
— 8 nights
Fly + train:  16​h
End: Bern

12
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs), South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Wheaton (First Division Museum at Cantigny, Cantigny Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip builder app .

Bern, Switzerland to Chicago is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bern to Chicago is minus 7 hours. In June, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Bern - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Park, Wheaton, South Bend, Anderson Japanese Gardens, Little Red Schoolhouse
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

8
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad). Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, LEGOLAND California
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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