4 days in Illinois & Baton Rouge Itinerary

4 days in Illinois & Baton Rouge Itinerary

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4 days in Illinois & Baton Rouge Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Baton Rouge
— 1 day
Fly + Foot:  7​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
day
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field and then explore and take pictures at LSU Tiger Stadium.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Baton Rouge online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Baton Rouge takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect Baton Rouge to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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LSU Tiger Stadium ©
LSU Tiger Stadium
Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field ©

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