32 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

32 days in New York City & Chicago Itinerary

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Start: Baden-Baden
+3
Train + Fly + Bus + Train:  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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City online attractions planner.

Baden-Baden, Germany to New York City is an approximately 13- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up 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

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

12
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wheaton (First Division Museum at Cantigny & Cantigny Park), Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe) and Springbrook Nature Center (in Itasca). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, catch a live event at Wrigley Field, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. 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, White River State Trail, Kishwauketoe Conservancy, Chicago Botanic Garden
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Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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