32 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

32 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

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32 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Baden-Baden
+2
train + Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 18 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 12 nights
Fly + train:  22​h 15​min
End: Baden-Baden

18
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel planner .

Baden-Baden, Germany to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Baden-Baden to New York City. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Bronx Zoo
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

12
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Springbrook Nature Center (in Itasca), Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe) and Wheaton (First Division Museum at Cantigny & Cantigny Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oak Park, Wheaton, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, White River State Trail, Chicago Botanic Garden
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Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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