60 days in Chicago & Washington DC Itinerary

60 days in Chicago & Washington DC Itinerary

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60 days in Chicago & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  20​h
1
Chicago
— 27 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 30 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Jeddah

27
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe), Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain, Silver Beach Carousel, & more) and Six Flags Great America (in Gurnee). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago online visit planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Chicago is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Chicago is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in June; daily highs in Chicago reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Oak Park, Saint Joseph, Wheaton, Chesterton, Rockford
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

30
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring (in Sandy Spring), Baltimore (The Walters Art Museum, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, & more) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). On the 10th (Wed), spend a day delving into the history of Antietam National Battlefield. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Great Falls Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Chicago in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, Gettysburg, Alexandria, Wheaton
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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