5 days in Orlando, Chicago & Detroit Itinerary

5 days in Orlando, Chicago & Detroit Itinerary

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Orlando
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Chicago
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Detroit
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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Orlando. In December, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Orlando

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 21st (Mon), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On your second day here, make a trip to Marquette Building, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll through Millennium Park, then admire the striking features of Reliance Building, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get colder in Chicago: highs are around 38°F and lows about 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Detroit

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and then take a stroll through Campus Martius Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Detroit online route planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in December, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Neighborhoods
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Campus Martius Park
Neighborhood
Campus Martius Park
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Detroit Historical Museum ©
History Museum
Detroit Historical Museum
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