22 days in Chicago, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in Chicago, New York City & Los Angeles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Chicago
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New York City
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Los Angeles
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Chicago

— 5 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lincoln Park Zoo, Shedd Aquarium, Picasso Statue, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Museum of Science and Industry and The Art Institute of Chicago capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Millennium Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chicago. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added Flatiron Building, The Morgan Library & Museum, Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning site.

Fly from Chicago to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles

— 9 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland Park, Museum of Ice Cream, and other attractions. Family-friendly places like The Getty Center and The Getty Villa will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battleship USS Iowa Museum and The Broad. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Frederick Weisman Museum of Art in Malibu--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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