22 days in Miami & Chicago Itinerary

22 days in Miami & Chicago Itinerary

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22 days in Miami & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Miami
— 13 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Copenhagen

13
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Beach and Bal Harbor Beach. Popular historic sites such as Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail), Everglades Alligator Farm (in Homestead) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Big Cypress National Preserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, stroll through Las Olas Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Sawgrass Recreation Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Miami itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Miami is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Miami is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Copenhagen in January: high temperatures in Miami hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach, Everglades National Park, Bal Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Intracoastal Waterway ©
Intracoastal Waterway
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

7
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church will appeal to history buffs. Visit Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Hickory Creek Winery (in Buchanan), Box Factory For the Arts (in Saint Joseph) and Starved Rock State Park (in Utica). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Chicago vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Miami to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in January: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 0°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Grand Mere State Park, Hickory Creek Winery, Lake Michigan, Starved Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park

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