4 days in New York City Itinerary

4 days in New York City Itinerary

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4 days in New York City Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
New York City

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.
You've added New York Public Library, Bryant Park, 9/11 Memorial, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Dumbo. And it doesn't end there: walk around Central Park, take in nature's colorful creations at New York Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Greenwich Village.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Chicago to New York City is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, New York Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park ©
Brooklyn Bridge Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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