15 days in Chicago, Kiawah Island & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Chicago, Kiawah Island & New York City Itinerary

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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Kiawah Island
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 5 nights

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lakefront Trail and Indiana Dunes State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Chicago River and Indiana Dunes National Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, snap pictures at Michigan Avenue Bridge, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chicago online road trip planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In September, Chicago is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Kiawah Island.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Indiana Dunes National Park, Indiana Dunes State Park
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Chicago River ©
Chicago River
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Indiana Dunes National Park ©
Indiana Dunes National Park

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Kiawah Island

Kiawah Island
Kiawah is a sea island, or barrier island, on the Atlantic coast of the United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Angel Oak Tree and Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area. Step out of the city life by going to Folly Beach County Park and Kiawah Island. Step out of Kiawah Island to go to Sullivan's Island and see Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's more to do: stop by Kiawah Fine Jewelry.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kiawah Island online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago to Kiawah Island. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Kiawah Island. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Kiawah Island hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Kiawah Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Angel Oak Tree, Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area, Folly Beach County Park, Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church
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Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Kiawah Island ©
Kiawah Island

5
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New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Photography Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point and Great Neck Steppingstone Park. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Princeton University Chapel (in Princeton) and Wolf Conservation Center (in South Salem). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kiawah Island to New York City. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Princeton University Chapel, Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point, Wolf Conservation Center, Great Neck Steppingstone Park
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Speed Boats Tours
Wolf Conservation Center ©
Wolf Conservation Center
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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