4 days in Los Angeles & Chicago Itinerary

4 days in Los Angeles & Chicago Itinerary

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4 days in Los Angeles & Chicago Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning site .

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 49°F, while days are much hotter, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Chicago by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Chicago at 38°F and lows at 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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