5 days in Chicago, Niagara Falls & South Haven Itinerary

5 days in Chicago, Niagara Falls & South Haven Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation maker

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Chicago
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly to Chicago Midway, Bus to South Haven
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South Haven
— 1 night
Drive

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Niagara Wine Trail USA as well as Niagara Falls Observation Tower. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, try to win big at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls tour itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, Niagara Falls is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to South Haven.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Casinos

Side Trips

South Haven

— 1 night
South Haven is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the South Haven driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Niagara Falls to South Haven in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in South Haven are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in South Haven

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wineries