7 days in Chicago & Tampa Itinerary

7 days in Chicago & Tampa Itinerary

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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Tampa
— 2 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel planner.

San Diego to Chicago is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Chicago is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 65°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Chicago

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

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Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Fallen Heroes Memorial, go on a hair-raising tour with The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour, then look for gifts at La France, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tampa road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Tampa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Tampa. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in October, with highs in Tampa at 85°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
La France ©
La France

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